silkie feathers or smooth feathers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rhaj, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. rhaj

    rhaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For anyone familiar with silkie chicks....

    I have a baby that is 2 weeks old today. S/he has wing feathers, but so does her mom, who is a lavender splash silkie, so I am not sure how to tell yet. Yes I am impatient waiting to see what grows in... but I figure other people will probably know for sure by now. Hopefully the video is clear/close enough. My camera is not the best.

    There are 2 possible dads. One of them is a white silkie and the other is a blue that has smooth feathers, but carries the silkie gene. If he is the daddy, from what I've read, his babies will be 50-50 silkie/smooth.

    And while we're at it, what color? blue?

    http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v11/ives6797/?action=view&current=001-28.mp4

    ETA: possible dad aren't technically 'silkies' I suppose, since baby has a naked neck...
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2010
  2. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks normal feathered, cute little chick though
     
  3. peepswiththepoof

    peepswiththepoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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