What color is this chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mandelaykay, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, I am posting a pic of a chick I just hatched out to get your opinion but first her is some back ground information. This chick was hatched from a white pair that I bought as chicks. The weird thing about this pair was when I gave them their first bath I could see silver mainly in the tail and back,areas, but this was only when wey. When dry they looked pure white. The breeder had no clue what happened since all of her colors are seperate. So out 1 curiosity I hat,hed a few of their eggs and this is what I got... Any insight would be [​IMG] greatly appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    It looks like it has silver in its genes, but mostly white.[​IMG]
     
  3. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is silver a color or just something that pops up?
     
  4. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Side view
     
  5. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No other thoughts...?
     
  6. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it a silkie?
    Could be a diluted splash?
     
  7. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is a silkie, the wet one on the photos is the father. It came from a white pair that both had silver leakage that you could only see when wet
     
  8. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So Cute................
     
  9. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cutie pie
     
  10. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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