Silkies, Black rooster white hen; what color will babies be?

Depending on what colors are behind the 2 chickens, you can get black and whites, ir you could get black chickens with white , or white chickens with black
those 2 colors are hard because black is dominant color and white hides any other color.

If chicken genetics are anything nearly as confusing as rabbit genetics you could have a white hen , hiding buff, splash, blues etc..
Black could be covering up blues, chocolates, and any dilute color inbetween.
do you know the parents behind you 2 chickens?
LOL what gypsy said in spades...

White is a masker of other colors beneath or "behind" it.
Black is a masker of other colors "behind" it.

So you picked the ultimate crapshoot for a breeding. Partridge is a good bet. But almost anything is possible. Black is very likely.

And it does depend entirely on the background not apparent colors.

Good luck and I hope you get a rainbow
You may get any one of thousands of color combinations. Either way, crossing a white to a black will create a cross colored bird that will probably never breed true again. Unfortunately, crossing colors in chickens isn't like mixing paint, there is no sure way to predict the outcome.
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Re: PouletsDeCajun
Love your name. Very unique. Visited your website. Very nice - and your birds are lovely.
(Apologize for the thread interruption).

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