What colors from mixed Silkie trio?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by foxinachickenhouse, May 14, 2011.

  1. foxinachickenhouse

    foxinachickenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are. Gray roo with a blue partridge hen and a buff hen. The hens are sitting now and due to hatch the 19th. I am hoping some experts will weigh in on what colors may hatch out. [​IMG] I was expecting grays and partridges from the first pairing...but I really have no clue. Am thinking the chicks from the buff hen may just be smutty buffs?

    Any expertise is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
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    Quote:It will be like christmas morning you won't know till the wrapping comes off...LOL They will be beautiful anyways.
     
  3. foxinachickenhouse

    foxinachickenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is going to be so much fun to see what comes...One question though. What is protocol for naming colors to buyers in this situation? Should I call chipmunk chicks partridge and gray/black chicks gray? Or will they likely be just mottled mix types that I should just say are mixed colors? I hope this isn't too much of a dumb question. Total newbie to hatching. Thanks!
     
  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't help, but I wanted to say that I love your roo. [​IMG] He looks like he'll make a proud Papa.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
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    Quote:I would say assorted mixed colors.
     
  6. foxinachickenhouse

    foxinachickenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks... assorted mixed colors seems a fair assessment...and fun. I am sure I'll be posting chick pics to get some help Id'ing colors when the time comes. The 19th is the day for the first set, the 30th for the second. [​IMG]
     

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