What color would describe this silkie?? Another mystery page two

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GAhen, May 20, 2008.

  1. GAhen

    GAhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue splash ?? [​IMG]

    thanks!
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2008
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks a lot like Cuckoo.
     
  3. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Personally I don't see any hint of barring(cuckoo), it does look like a partridge with the Silver gene. Silver prevents the expression of brown pigments, leaving black and white on the bird.
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a grey, with a bit of rust coloring on the wings. In a generation or two, you could get the rust color out.

    Awesome looking girl!
     
  5. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Grey [​IMG]
     
  6. GAhen

    GAhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.......I had no idea.....I got these from a breeder in the area.
    I like the color, just not sure what to call it.
     
  7. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some call it grey, some call it blue, some call it blue splash. And the pics I've seen looks like yours.
     
  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I am going with silver. Like Kev said, it is partridge with silver added, more like a silver pencilled. The silkie people have a name for it, I just can't think of it right now.
     
  9. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I call it cute.
     
  10. nutmeggie

    nutmeggie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what color it is, but s/he is beautiful!! I like silkies, they are so dang cute.
     

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