What color silkies are these?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Diamante, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Diamante

    Diamante Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I was wondering what color these 2 are and i'll also show off my 2 blues. They came from Buff, Partridge and Splash parents. I think they are 6 weeks old, how much longer till we can tell genders?

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  2. chickenboy21

    chickenboy21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your right about the blues [​IMG] those first two both look like partridges the first is much better show quality... thought the buff coloring in the hackles is not very much perferred for showing and the second has way to much buff. But they all look to be growing heathly which is good [​IMG] i have quite a few silkies that size as well good luck with them

    Oh and about deciding gender you might be able to that by now... look at theyre comb if it is large it is a boy the girls will have more of a flatter comb at this age
     
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  3. Diamante

    Diamante Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK thanks. I was hoping i could show the first one. I love the color. Good luck with your silkies also.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Partridge pullet followed by a partridge cockerel. Blues are too young to tell; the feather patterns tell it on hte partridges.
     
  5. Diamante

    Diamante Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh ok thanks. I thought the first one was a pullet.
     
  6. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Diamante

    Diamante Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for letting me know that they are partridge, i wasnt sure. Also its nice to know the genders. [​IMG]
    Thanks
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed.
     

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