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What color Silkie am I? HELP

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bpgraham, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. bpgraham

    bpgraham Out Of The Brooder

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    The two pics are from my Silkies. A Partridge female that is light red/orange with a silver/grey undertone and a White Rooster with the "Pearl" or Smokey Gene. What color would they be considered? I'm at a loss!

    The hen.... 8 Months old...

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    The Roo.... same age...same parents....

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    She is grey; he is grey (or likely golden) plus autosomal red.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    interesting looking silkies..
     
  4. Alycia

    Alycia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Dang, they are pretty!
     
  5. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree with sonoran
     
  6. bpgraham

    bpgraham Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much!! I hope and pray I can duplicate the color again. I just had no idea. I have another Roo from this hatch that is Grey with the penciling like the hen but is darker.
     
  7. bpgraham

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