Partridge Silkie is no different from a regular silkie. Partridge is another pattern of color, which has given the name. Silkie comes in many different colors like White, Black, Blue, Buff, Gray, Partridge and Splash. Partridge silkies are loved by many bird enthusiasts.
Partridge Silkie?s characteristics and behavior remain the same as any other silkie. To know more about silkie characteristics, brooding, feed management, taking care of silkie chicks, read more here.
The fluffy Partridge silkie is beautiful and at the same time, it?s rare. Not every silkie can produce a Partridge.
One of the commercial silkie farms has cracked the breeding method to produce the Partridge. A complete guide on how Partridgechicks look and which silkie parents produce Partridge chicks is explained here.
Partridge Silkie chicks
The silkie chicks that are striped like chipmunks, will eventually develop into Partridge Silkie. The stripes are either black or brown that appear on the back and face of the chick.
But do consider the stripes fade away, as the chick grows up. You know the adult Partridge silkie has no stripes.
Sometimes you get a Partridge from solid colored silkie parents too. But these chicks will not have stripes at all. Even quiet times, both the Partridge parents can have a solid black or buff-colored chicks.
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