white crested blue polish chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by xanaxnation, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. xanaxnation

    xanaxnation Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got my babies a few weeks ago and one of them is a white crested blue polish, but all of the chick pics i find show a dark streak down the back. mine is almost entirely white/silver..... no dark markings.. has anyone else had that experience too? shes very cute, i was just curious about the markings... shes the one in the front. im still new to posting pics here so its sideways...sorry for any cramped necks [​IMG]

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  2. VioletandBodie

    VioletandBodie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe shes a self white
     
  3. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be a splash? I have some splash, and once in a while they will turn out pure white, but most of them have bluish-blackish splotches on them.
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    She doesn't look like a blue anything to me... at least, she doesn't look a thing like any of MY blue polish when they were chicks. Definitely looks white. If she had any black or dark splashes on her (even 1 feather) she'd look an awful lot like my white splash.
     
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  5. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    my self white had dark leggs at that age . What color is its leggs
     
  6. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The blue is a diluting gene for black, so not all chicks hatched as "blue" will actually be blue. Some will be black, some will be splash, about half will be blue. I ordered 2 WC blue with my chicks and got one black and one splash. Tho she doesn't have much splashing on her right now; she's mostly white. And the black is a roo, but he's still darned handsome!
     
  7. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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    Blue in Polish works the same as anything else, you can get blue, black or splash. She looks splash to me.
     
  8. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks just like the Splash Polish I have, that was posed to be a White crested Blue. Outta 4, I got 2 WCBlue, 1 WCBlack and the splash.

    Here's Snowy, the splash...at 4 weeks
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  9. xanaxnation

    xanaxnation Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for all of the replies! i agree with you all, she does seem to be a splash. im looking fwd to watching them all feather out and moooove outside! [​IMG]
     

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