Silky colors?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by artsyrobin, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    Hi folks, i just got these two silkies, wondered what colors they will be? Thanks!

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  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    White and partridge.
     
  3. BackSwampGirl

    BackSwampGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who has Pure SQ White Silkies,Beared.And Pictures of them.Please let me see yours .Thanks so much,Sandra
     
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    here are todays pics, they are really amazing..got them from Okcarla and they are snuggles all the time



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    had them with a divider separating them from the older ones, went in about an hour later and somehow they had gotten in with the bigger ones.... watched them a bit and went ahead and separated them again just to be safe
     
  5. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
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    I have found that my silkies tend to get along with different ages without much of the picking on. Eveyone just looks at each other like oh your new. Still I'd keep the babies separate for a while.
     
  6. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    I wouldn't keep them seperated I would put them in right away and watch them to make sure they don't pick at each other. Usually the silkies are a lot tamer with new cage mates and stay seperated from the new ones on one side while the others are on their side. Then they start to slowly mingle. Keep a red light on them in the brooder. That will reduce the urge to peck also just in case they feel the need.
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The one looks like it will be either grey or blue partridge, not regular partridge. If the silkies are not being pecked on, they will be happier with the others--just give them a place where they can hide if they need or want to (like a tunnel or something with a small opening that they can get in, but not the larger birds.
     

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