What color will these Silkie chicks be?

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  1. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched out these little guys 1-2 days ago which I never thought they would hatch because the last one was on day 25! Can anyone tell me what colors these little guys will end up to be?

    I am assuming the middle one will be partridge but I have no idea what the other 2 might be??

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    This is a close up of the one I believe to be partridge.

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    The first one that I have no idea what color this one will be.

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    Here is the last little guy that was born on day 25

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  2. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey! They are adorable! Are the dads the birds you got from me? The one is a partridge and the other two probably will end up looking like grays. [​IMG]
     
  3. Sweet Violet

    Sweet Violet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the third looks like a splash
     
  4. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes! Both Mom & Dad are from the ones I got from you. The partridge has "Animal" written all over him because I see an attitude already! [​IMG] Animal is he black splash I had gotten from you.

    So, the light color ones will end up to be gray or maybe a gray type splash?
     
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes! Both Mom & Dad are from the ones I got from you. The partridge has "Animal" written all over him because I see an attitude already! [​IMG] Animal is he black splash I had gotten from you.

    So, the light color ones will end up to be gray or maybe a gray type splash?

    Yes I would say gray that's how all my chicks feather out if their down is that color I have a couple chicks like that now that are around the same age As yours
     
  6. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! So you can kind of tell by the color of the down what they will end up to be?
     
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Normally you can tell by the color of their down bur sometimes they'll play a trick on ya
     
  8. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! It seems these silkies just keep you guessing all the time! [​IMG]

    Hannah...I will have to send you a pic of the favorelle/silkie chick. She is turning out to be quite pretty. Even has a bit of poof on her head and lots of feathering on her feet. Notice I am saying she because I really don't need another roo! [​IMG]
     
  9. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I've been noticing that the fav/silkie cross chicks that have patterning appear to be pulleys and if they are solid whitish that their roosters
     
  10. NewToFarming

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