Silkie hatch... help identify colors

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Hatched these silkies 2 days ago. Can anyone help me to identify the colors?

The one with the heavy chipmunk has a large ball on his head (can't remember what it's called). The black chick has white /silver eyebrows. The lighter striped has a thick black neck ring. The second pic, I assume is a lightly marked paint as there are only a few scattered black dots.

Well if I can figure out how to attach them, smh.
 
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Thinking you have two partridge ones ... chipmunk colors. The Ball on the head is called a high vault. Will be really poofy.
The black one, hmm..could be that the yellow will go away. I have a smooth SG out there that had these funny little yellow eyebrows when young, now she is pure black.
I was thinking paint on the white with bits of black. Can get a heavier black in it after molting a couple of times.
The last one looks like a light buff.
Very cute babies!
 

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Thank you! That definitely rings a bell! Vault lol. I remembered prone to injury.

I was thinking the dark chipmunk was partridge, is that your thought on the light with the thick black neck ring?
Lost an SG stripper that looked perfect while I was away. It pipped and partially zipped. That one looked partridge like the first.

On the last, it has a hue of grey on both sides of the midline. I was wondering if this could be porcelain? I hatched buff a couple years ago and it was completely one color. However, I know it's a different breeder. I've seen porcelain in other birds, but not these.

Thanks again! It's so easy to ask questions on BYC with established forums/threads. One day soon...
 

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I'm thinking you have a dark and a light partridge.

And Ooooo...I didn't see the grey on that last on in the photo..could very well be a porcelain.
 

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I'm guessing this is how your light partridge will start looking in a short while.
 

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I'm thinking you have a dark and a light partridge.

And Ooooo...I didn't see the grey on that last on in the photo..could very well be a porcelain.
Cooolll! I know the parents throw it!
 

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Got these babies last week. Each one is different in markings. They're supposed to be Swedish Flower Hens. What do y'all think?
I hatched Swedish Flower 2 years ago. All I can say is they look nothing like mine. Feel free to chime in -- my thoughts : white face/black body looks similar to my astralorpe chicks, chipmunk stripe could be a few... welsummer, red-head brown chick, looks like a gold-laced something (seabright if turns out bantam) ... just thoughts, someone else can do this better.
 

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I hatched Swedish Flower 2 years ago. All I can say is they look nothing like mine. Feel free to chime in -- my thoughts : white face/black body looks similar to my astralorpe chicks, chipmunk stripe could be a few... welsummer, red-head brown chick, looks like a gold-laced something (seabright if turns out bantam) ... just thoughts, someone else can do this better.
Thanks for your input. I hope they are SFH b/c I sure payed a lot for them...lol
 
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