What color are my 2 week old silkies....?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mustang56, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. mustang56

    mustang56 Songster

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    Can anyone please tell me what color you think these 2 week old silkies are......parents are both bearded black..
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  2. Toshi

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    Blue...i think blue
     
  3. mustang56

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    thankyou toshi.... =)
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    they look black to me maybe its the lighting but a black to black breeding should give you black
     
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  5. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    Blue. Black would be darker. [​IMG] Here is my black. [​IMG] Here are my two blue hens with their brood of chicks. Please excuse one hen's poopy butt. They would not get up from the nest, and you know what happens when they don't get up.. :sick
     
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  6. ChickenLover WI

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    I really think Blue! Very pretty little babies.
     
  7. mustang56

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    Yes you would think black x black would = black lol, but here's a picture of mom's and the dad....ignore the white chickens they aren't the parents..lol
    they are out looking for bugs while we clean the pens...[​IMG]
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  8. mustang56

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    thankyou chicken lover ... =)
     
  9. mustang56

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    thankyou Aoxa... mine might be darker than your blues, it depends on the lighting...! Beautiful birds you have there....=)
     
  10. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    It's happened vice versa to me. My blue hens have produced two black chicks :p Though the majority of them are blue, I do have some whites and silver colours out of them.
     

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