What color is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by magicpigeon, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    OK, I already know the breed and gender (LOL i cheated! [​IMG] ) but...this mutty color bugs me because I couldn't find anything remotely similar on the internet or even on her breeder's farm! :O She is the "odd one out", officially, and has this weird (not sure if you can see from the pics), almost barred appearance...compare it to a large moth, and you get the idea [​IMG]
    Sorry for bad quality, my "good" camera died and is being repaired [​IMG]

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Partridge. Very nice markings on it too! I'm not sure of quality, because it is a Silkie, so I cannot see the actual patterning too well, but it shows out quite nicely.
     
  3. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    westville ok
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  4. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
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    This ones doesn't have any black on the wings and tail. though. Closest pic I found just now searching up partridge...[​IMG]
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Actually I see black on both. Partridge birds have black tail feathers and black primaries as well as black edging on their secondaries.
     
  6. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Ohhh ok, thanks [​IMG] I was worried for a moment she was a mutt I'd bought for $25!! :O
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If she were a mutt, she would not have silkied feathering. [​IMG] It is recessive, and only a good breeder could bring it back from F1 outcrosses.
     
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