What color?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AmyLittle, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. AmyLittle

    AmyLittle Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I have white silkies and wanted to add some more colors. So for valentines day I got 2 4 month old black silkie chicks. But are they both black?
     
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, that lighter chick is definitely blue. The black one could be blue as well (they vary a lot). Breed those two together and you'll get blue and black chicks, if one is blue and the other black. If they're both blue, you'll get blue, black and splash babies :)
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, you have a black and a blue.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  5. AmyLittle

    AmyLittle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all. I'm excited to have a blue.
     

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