splash silkies?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by klf73, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    How do you get splash silkies (and I'm not looking for the answer of just buy one [​IMG] ). I was curious what colors needed to be crossed
    Krista
     
  2. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    BlueXBlue will produce a certain percentage of Splash
    SplashXSplash will produce 100 percent Splash.
    So you have to have 2 blues to make a splash
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    Thanks!
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    blue x blue = 25% black, 50% blue, 25% splash

    blue x splash = 50% blue, 50% splash

    splash x splash = 100% splash

    Most recommend not more than 1 generation of splash x splash breeding, as it tends to wash out the colors.
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2008

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