Silkie pictures?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Teresaann24, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    can anyone show me some pics of your different color silkie chicks at a day old? My eggs already hatched and im trying to figure out what colors I have. Looks like 3 are whiteish yellow (guessing from the yolk) and 2 look white with a lil brown on them. So i'm thinking maybe they are buff? that my hen had a hidden gene maybe? Keep in mine both my hen and roo are white and hatched out a chick about 9 weeks ago that was pure white like them. So i am a bit confused.
     
  2. redchicken

    redchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. goldensunriseranch

    goldensunriseranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of my whites can hatch very dirty yellow almost buff looking but they feather in white. Just watch for when the wing tips come in, not by down color.
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    ok thanks for the info!
     
  5. redchicken

    redchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Your Welcome
     
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    After looking at the pictures I think 2 maybe buff colored. They are only one day old so ill just see when they are a littler older. If they are buff does this mean my hen or rooster have a hidden gene? Maybe they was from a mixed flock?
     
  7. dixieschicks

    dixieschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    i just hatched out two silkies yesterday

    their parents are both pure white silkies

    one hatched out a light fluffy yellow and the other a little darker yellow

    I have one that is 3 weeks old and it is starting to come in with white feathers

    hope this helps
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    There are lots of chick pics on my website.
     
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Quote:Those look just like my chicks color and all! I wont be able to get pics of mine till this weekend.
     
  10. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Quote:Thanks im gonna go check them out.
     

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