What color is my silkie? (pic heavy warning)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Hinotori, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    I'd thought she was grey but now I'm not sure if she is. Is she maybe blue? Or is she just some mix color? She's been getting the new feathers in and looks pretty interesting with the pale blue/grey under feathers.

    Any ideas?


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  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    blue
     
  3. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like it could be a boy?
     
  4. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think blue too !!!!!!!!
     
  5. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    Thanks for the replies. With the dark feathers in almost patches I just wasn't sure.

    It might be a boy, but I'm thinking girl. She's very sweet and acts the helpless female to the silkie I know is a boy (he has HUGE reddish black wattles), and the other one I'm pretty sure is a well. I'd only picked up four of them and think I got half and half judging by how they act. The two I think are boys have smaller poofs still, and they sweep back.
     
  6. HatchingFever

    HatchingFever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2011
    It looks very girly to me
     
  7. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    looks like a girl to me, too
     
  8. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Blue...I'm seeing streamers, a little comb popping out, and a weird stance...Looks rooish to my eye...
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  9. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue cockerel....
     

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