What color is this considered

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by comitdust, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color is this silkie considered. Grey or blue. What color do you think I'll get breeding him with white showgirls
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    He is Birchen. What colors you would get from breeding with the showgirls depends on if they are recessive white or dominant white. If they are recessive white, then you will likely get black or birchen chicks. If they are dominant white, you will have no idea what other genes they could be carrying. Some chicks may be white, or black, or something else entirely.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Is he a silkie? He looks hard feathered to me.....
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    He doesn't look at all like a silkie to me.
     
  5. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is a silkie. Full blooded. My cousin raises them
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd call him black with silver leakage...
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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