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what color is this multicolored silkie?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenreyna, May 24, 2018.

  1. chickenreyna

    chickenreyna Songster

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    Its got every color in it it appears White..gray/ blue some buff thrown in. Lol similar to a calico cat every color but in silkie chicken terms! ;)

    sorry, if i posted under wrong thread
     

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  2. ChickenGirl555

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    Mix/Cross?
     
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  3. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    Are both pics the same chicken?
     
  4. gojira

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    There are more colors in chickens than those. It looks like a cross between a blue silkie and a buff. It is a genetic mess.
     
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  5. 4 Georgia Hens

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    Is it partridge? Looks like it to me!
     
  6. gojira

    gojira Songster

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    It looks nothing like partridge
     
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  7. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    Looks like a partridge to me. Color doesn't match the standard, but that's doesn't make it some kind of a partridge.
    ETA Buff × Blue/Blue × Buff crossing make blue and black chicks.
     
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  8. gojira

    gojira Songster

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    Have you ever seen a partridge silkie? It looks nothing like partridge.
     
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  9. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    Yes I have. This Is a bad quality partridge. I once had a partridge silkie that was mostly brown/red, but he is considered a "bad quality" partridge.
     
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  10. gojira

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    Do you know the genes required to be a partridge silkie? This bird does not have them.
     
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