What color is this silkie chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by alliewill, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. alliewill

    alliewill New Egg

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    We just picked up 2 silkie chicks, a black 2 wk old and another 3wk old. We have a white hen we rescued at 9 wks that's now 6 months old.

    This silkie was given to us as "porcelain" but in looking at the pictures of porcelain chicks online, she looks much too dark! Any help would be great! [​IMG]

    Also - in others experience, have just 2 chicks done okay at this age or is it common to lose them? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    That chick is a partridge silkie! I raise two myself! They looked exactly like that little one :)
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Also I raised only two chicks also my two partridge girls.they are doing Great thank God! Going on 8 weeks, my others i bought as pullets. But your baby should do just fine.
     
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  4. heartbreakdiet

    heartbreakdiet Out Of The Brooder

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    I raised 3 d'uccles from 3 days old and they did just fine. Actually, I even drove them from Florida to Connecticut at about 2 weeks old and they did just fine :) (one of them is in my avatar!)
     

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