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  1. soap&eggs

    soap&eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i seen on a posters bio..they have isabel silkies...what color would this be ? also, i have a white cross bred pullet with splashes of yellow and splashes of light gray . two splash colors instead of just one...is there a color name for this ?
     
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    soap&eggs :

    i seen on a posters bio..they have isabel silkies...what color would this be ? also, i have a white cross bred pullet with splashes of yellow and splashes of light gray . two splash colors instead of just one...is there a color name for this ?

    First of all, you should write " I saw on a posters bio.." or you could write "I have seen".

    Isabel or isabella refers to the ground color of certain chicken varieties. This ground color is due to the lavender gene.


    Please post a picture of the bird in question.

    Tim​
     
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  3. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:now how do u get that color
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    That is not isabel. Look at my avatar; she was mostly isabel (with some lavender).


    Isabel, white and buff, for comparison.
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  6. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    What's the difference between "isabel" and "porcelain"?

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  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    True porcelain has two copies of mottle; in silkies, mottle has not yet been bred into porcelains, but other than that, they should have the same genetic makeup.

    An isabel is essentially a lavender diluted buff; ideally a unicoloured bird with no black pigment (diluted to lavender) showing.
     
  8. soap&eggs

    soap&eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:First of all, you should write " I saw on a posters bio.." or you could write "I have seen".

    Isabel or isabella refers to the ground color of certain chicken varieties. This ground color is due to the lavender gene.


    Please post a picture of the bird in question.

    Tim

    thank you Tim for the proper english correction....as for picture of chicken in question..i am unable to post pictures.
     
  9. soap&eggs

    soap&eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:your chickens are very beautiful...and i believe it was your bio i first saw the isabel coloring mentioned..thank you for showing. & info regarding this color.
     

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