What color are my silkies?????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TommyGirl, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Lola and Niles, two of my Silkies. What color are they? I thought partridge, but I have a partridge silkie hen and she is much darker than these two. Any ideas?

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  2. rollkeeg877

    rollkeeg877 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    buff
     
  3. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Really? Because I've got a Silkie hen that I was told was buff, and she's a light yellow color. Thanks for the input! I appreciate it!
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    They very definitely are not buff. The boy looks to have some columbian patterning with blue and some buff/gold showing. The girl is much more a mix of colours. A better body shot might help me elaborate. Neither is a recognized variety.
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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  6. TommyGirl

    TommyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Nicalandia and Sonoran Silkies! I doubted they were a recognized variety, but wasn't sure. I keep them as pets, instead of for show or breeding, so it really doesn't matter what color they are. I was just curious. I love your avatar, Sonoran Silkies!! :)
     

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