So, is my Halloween Silkie chick a lavender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by akpeeps, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen is dark blue w/lav and roo is black w/lav gene.

    Omelet at < 1 day old

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    and today...

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    and I'm certain Omelet is a boy. [​IMG]
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a splash.... the roo is black you say..? Not very dark blue?
     
  3. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Yep, it's a splash. [​IMG]
     
  4. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Here's the roo..He's also got some gold in his hackle feathers.

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    and the hen..

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    Whatchya think? He was sold to me as a black and there is a definite difference in color when he's next to the hen.
     
  5. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    The chick is Splash,

    and the Rooster Looks dark Blue to me... (and it would have to be to get a splash chick.)
     
  6. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmmm, could he be just an extremely dark blue? [​IMG] He's got a green sheen to his hard feathers in the sun.

    If not, Gisele was snuckin' around somehow and got a little sumthin sumthin on the side. I do have a splash roo but she'd been separated from him and with this roo for a good two months when she layed that egg. Maybe I should have named her Jezabel.

    Either way, he's pretty darn cute. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh darn, that means I have to start looking for a black rooster. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:Are they just seperated by a fence? If so, it can still be done, it's tricky, but possible...especially if they really like each other!! tee hee. I think your roo looks black, especially next to her, but that's just me... [​IMG]
     
  9. OhioEggs

    OhioEggs Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] i would kill for that barred one!

    Maybe a BR silkies cross is soon to come for me!
     
  10. karabbitry

    karabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would not have to cross a Barred Rock to a silkie, Ohio Eggs. There are lots of breeders that already are breeding cuckoo silkies in the US.
     

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