Silkie colors and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SilkieTime, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    This first one is 4 months old that came out of BBS pen that also had lavender and lavender spliits in the pen. She said she did not have partridge but I saw one on her page and one other was clearly partridge and I sold that one to a BYC member. This one I liked and still do but not going to keep it if it a cockerel, and the color is all over the place. What color is this?
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    2. This one is also 4 months old cockerel. I breed and hatched this chicken from a light partridge hen and splash rooster. I like the colors of him and the nest pullet pictured will not stay. Is this a blue partridge or off color? Very nice chicken but have know need for him. a shame.
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    3. This is a 3 or 4 month old that I really think is a pullet and is this also a blue partridge? Colors are off but I have seen this color called partridge or blue partridge or is this just an off color too.
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  2. THough1956

    THough1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think the one on the bottom is Blue Partridge. I have a few like that also.

    I like your rooster!
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Yes, she is a blue partridge.

    Type-wise, the first bird looks best; unfortunately a mix of genes as far as variety goes.
     
  4. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    calico roo
    partridge roo
    blue partridge pullet
     

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