Whats a red silkie? Yes Im a newbie :-)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sonew123, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Ive heard of and seen white-black-blue-splash-buff-lavendar but never a red one? does someone have a picture I can see? Thanks ever soo much!
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    This is my ginger red cockerel:
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    Ginger red isn't quite the same as regular red, but it's pretty close--you can see the colour difference between his plumage and that of the buff hens he's with.
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    oh my gosh hes so beautiful!! yeah for you Im jealous!!! Why cant anyone live near me!!! lol [​IMG] Thank you for sharing
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    He's the only one of that colour I've ever hatched; I occasionally get regular reds, but don't generally keep them. I do have a couple of youngsters that are a regular red.
     
  5. sonew123

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    thats so neat...I totally learn something ( or I should 10 new things) everyday from this website!!
     
  6. pleasantpoultry

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    A red is a very complicated bird produced by mixing red-partridge silkies to buffs. I've been breeding and showing them for several years now. I have many pic posted on my website of them www.briassilkies.webs.com
     

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