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What gender are these 2 silkies?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MinnerBuckwheat, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered them from McMurray, hatch date Feb 25th. Supposed to both be blue silkie bantams, but one is all white. The white one is quite a big bigger than the blue one, and you cannot see the blue one's eyes, where the white one has more of a bare face. I am hoping I have a breeding pair here, as I would love silkie babies!
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  2. Squishypuff

    Squishypuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No sure on gender- sure look like a pair.The first one looks like a splash, not a blue.
     
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  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:x2, splash pullet, white roo
     
  4. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. So when they send you "blue" you can just end up with anything I guess?
     
  5. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree splash pullet white non bearded roo. white can mask other colors, so you could hatch just about anything from this parring even partridge.
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  6. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So by crossing these 2, is it possible to get all different colors, or will it be limited to splash and white?
     
  7. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and the white one is honking like a goose starting this morning. He sounds JUST like a goose!
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  9. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When mine started crowing, I thought it was more like someone strangling a turkey mid-gobble. rofl
     
  10. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Silkie roo got it perfect first time!
     

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