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What color are these chicks? Silkies blue or lavender?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shadowpaints, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i have 3 silkie chicks from my standard silkie pen, the roos are :
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    King a blue splash


    or

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    Jerry a buff


    hens are white.

    here are the 3 chicks.. i originally thought they were blue.. are they lavender?

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    the other chicks that hatched are black, yellow (will be white i think) and buff... these ones have me baffled!
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2011

  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    they will be blue.
     
  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

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    what color were the hens. they look blue to me. in order to have lavender babies both parents MUST carry lavender.
     
  4. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i thought so.. but none of my blues were this light lol either way, they are perfect! lol thanks!
     

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