white x black silkie

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rebel yell, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. rebel yell

    rebel yell Songster

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    what color will you most likely get when you cross a black silkie with a white silkie?
     
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  2. apc

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    White is kind of a "wild-card" and can cover other colors. So basically until you breed them, your not going to know.
     
  3. I agree - white masks other colors in the genetics and unless you know what colors are in the white's parentage you are taking a gamble [​IMG] I bred my white to a black roo and came out with a medium range blue chick and a light almost silver colored blue chick. [​IMG] so obviously somewhere in her genetics was blue
     

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