what color is my silkie chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1Chick Magnet, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. 1Chick Magnet

    1Chick Magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
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    this is the chick
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    this is the dad
    is the chick partridge like the dad?
     
  2. VettekLisa

    VettekLisa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it. That's what every partridge I have looked like as
    a chick.
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    my reddish showgirl was similar (the big cockeral you saw), he's the one that you can see his butt in this pic
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  4. 1Chick Magnet

    1Chick Magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    thankyou, I described the chick to the breeder of my roo and that is what she said too.
     
  5. 1Chick Magnet

    1Chick Magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    hi krista, thought you might see this. saw that you were online. bringing this one to a swap tomorrow and did not want to say partridge unless I was sure. I just 5 min ago set the 2 eggs I got from you in the hatcher. hope they make it.
     
  6. 1Chick Magnet

    1Chick Magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I will post a pic of the other 2 in the next couple days on this thread for you to see. they have more markings, are just as yellow but have blue under the butt. very pretty. way lighter than the showgirls. need to keep them for a while. the mom is the blue I got from you.
     
  7. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    mine are going in the hatcher too [​IMG]
    good luck, let me know what color they end up [​IMG]
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Looks way too light in colour to be called partridge. More likely a buff with dark undercolour. Partridge chicks have chipmunk-like stripes on their back.
     
  9. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Does the partridge feather out initially with a sort of lacing on the wing feathers? I have an almost two week old that I thought was buff, but the wings have what looks like black lacing on them. The feathers are buff and the head is kind of reddish.
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