splash silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by solarquail, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do i "make" a splash silkie i was thinking black and blue or blue and white im not sure. [​IMG]
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Crossing a blue Silkie with a black Silkie will give you 50% blue and 50% black. Crossing a blue Silkie with another blue Silkie will give you 25% black, 50% blue, and 25% splash.
     
  3. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay thanks ill have to try that one day splashes are sooo pretty
     
  4. moomoodiddy

    moomoodiddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is funny because i did this on accident but if you have a white silkie with a hidden gene you can get a couple of splashies with 2 whities
     
  5. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    True, but in order to get the percentages, you need to hatch a good number of eggs. If you only hatch 12, you may or may not get even one Splash. The more eggs you hatch, the better your odds. [​IMG]
     

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