Silkie Standard Colors & Not so standard!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hobbits, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Hobbits

    Hobbits New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Aug 25, 2014
    Plymouth, Ma.
    Does any one know what a Lilac baby Silkie look like? and what should they look like full grown?
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    9,123
    304
    306
    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    Never heard of a lilac silkie before, do you possibly mean lavender/ self blue?
     
  3. Hobbits

    Hobbits New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Aug 25, 2014
    Plymouth, Ma.
    I'm not sure my self the breeder is calling it a Lilac I have never heard of it either. What would you think?[​IMG]
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    9,123
    304
    306
    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    That's looking like a blue, maybe a grey, but I'd go blue.
     
  5. Hobbits

    Hobbits New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Aug 25, 2014
    Plymouth, Ma.
    I just spoke with the breeder and she said the parents are black and a white. When I questioned the Lilac color she told me maybe it's Lavender.
     
  6. Hobbits

    Hobbits New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Aug 25, 2014
    Plymouth, Ma.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    9,123
    304
    306
    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    To get lavender offspring the parents either must both be lavender (all chicks will be lavender) or one lavender and one split to lavender/ half lavender (this makes some lavender and non lavender chicks)
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,607
    1,333
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    x2
     
  9. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,696
    177
    181
    Apr 9, 2014
    oklahoma hills
    Looks like a blue to me.
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    20,568
    1,165
    391
    Jul 24, 2013
    I'm thinking blue as well.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by