Silkie thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. skyl3r

    skyl3r Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sanna, I want that little chick! I absolutely love it!
     
  2. skyl3r

    skyl3r Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I talked to the breeder and she says her other chicks just kept getting more and more like the parents with age. More splashes of grey kept getting darker and darker. Not sure what will have with Einstein, we love it either way!
     
  3. gambit2178

    gambit2178 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you peepblessed...they are cute and a great deal of fun. It's interesting hwo they change color and yes the last one is fun to watch as he is the menace of the three.
     
  4. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2!!
     
  5. mystdogs

    mystdogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie chicks...4 weeks tomorrow :) I have one I'm unsure of the color, thinking blue partridge, but I'm not sure. This is a tiny bird, came from an itty bitty egg I never thought would make it to maturity and at the end had to help hatch. What color do you think 'she' is?
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    This is my paint, same hatch date. I'm thinking its a boy :)
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  6. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had a chick similar to yours and it turned out to be a very red buff with lots of black. Here's is a photo of him at four months.
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  7. Sanna

    Sanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So if splash are born white or off white, these are not splash?
    When I first posted pictures of these guys, they were said to be splash or blue. So this is them at just a couple of days old.
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    And this is one of them today at three weeks old at the most. I lost track of who came first because they all look the same. lol
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    Could they be blue?



    Thanks guys!
    That chick is my favorite. That's the one that dissapeared on us at 3 days old and I found it in with the turkey females next door. [​IMG] The turkeys were thrilled to have a baby and were very upset with me when I took the chick away from them. lol I'm just hoping little Stripey is a hen because we would really like to keep it.
     
  8. gambit2178

    gambit2178 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings...It's funny how I decided to wish farewell to my rooster and just concentrate on my hens and chicks for the time being...but after seeing so many pictures of cute chicks, I'm second guessing myself...If only I had a big ranch.
    Here are my other chicks, that originally were very photogenic then became shy and now once again are starting to come around. If only they were all girls...they are 3months today.
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    And my two baby pheasants...I'm adding their picture here because they are being raised by the best silkie hen. She incubated the eggs and has been taking care of them from day one.
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  9. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is my grey silkie that was born black
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  10. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    The chicks in your first photo look blue. In the three week photo the chick looks possibly splash. What color are the wing feathers. If it is splash many of them should be white.
     

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