Last year we hatched one female blue silkie but she died So this year the kids asked for silkies and I figured well I would look around and I was going to see who had some- last year it was just about everyone had them but no one within 3 hours this year So I gave in and did the thing I said I wouldn't do and stopped in right before the end of tsc's chick days which I believe is today so they're just cleaning out their stock- the man joked I should take them all. They had a bin of hrir sr, Cornish x in 2 sizes, some khaki Campbell ducklings that were really small and I maybe should have grabbed some but I think I will wait and get the Peking ducks that my friend has... And they had a big ol bin of 'bantams' which clearly were all light -ish silkies. I grabbed 7 and left since it was like ten minutes from closing. They aren't black or blue and I am assuming the other options are a partiidge brown, gray, buff & white? Does anyone know what those colors typically look like as chicks? I have no experience with silkies and their colors and the kids are curious. I can't really gender check them now but what should I be on the look out for for each gender. I can't really keep more than one silkie rooster, i would be happy to have one but just one so the sooner I know the sooner I can find them homes. I will post photos of them soon.