What color will the chicks be?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kbgriffiths, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. kbgriffiths

    kbgriffiths Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a white silkie rooster and a partridge hen. Does anyone know what color the chicks will be?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If white is recessive (can't remember the Silkies white) then the chicks will all be black with lots of gold/brown markings on their neck and chest.

    If the white is dominant, they'll all be mostly to purely white. Possibly some gold/brown leaking through.


    ETA - Sorry,

    Chicks will either be solid black, possibly with gold/red heads, or solid white, possibly with hints of yellowing
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2011

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