What colors can you mix to get a blue silkie?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by theatrain16, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. theatrain16

    theatrain16 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a few silkies and I really like the blue, but I don't have that color. Does anyone know what two colors mix to make a blue silkie?
     
  2. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black x splash give you all blues.
     
  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Only crosses of Splash and Blue will produce Blue. Blue X Blue will give 50% Blues, 25% Splash, and 25% Black. Blue X Splash will give 50% Blue and 50% Splash. Blue X Black will give 50% Blue and 50% Black. Splash X Black will give 100% Blue.
     
  4. theatrain16

    theatrain16 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome! Thank you very much!!
     
  5. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, if you already had a blue you could breed to black, blue, or splash to make more blues. The black to splash will give you only blue so that is the surest way to get blues to your heart's content without having a blue to work with already. ;)
     

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