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Green iridescent feathers? Silver laced wyandotte.

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Do all silver laced wyandottes have green iridescent feathers or just the roosters?
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Alot of black birds will get the beetle sheen, do you have a "girl" that your questioning? If so if you have some pictures we can help you out :3

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Alot of black birds will get the beetle sheen, do you have a "girl" that your questioning? If so if you have some pictures we can help you out :3
Yes I posted a pic of it before but just now noticed the green sheen. My others don't seem to have it..
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Yes I posted a pic of it before but just now noticed the green sheen. My others don't seem to have it..

Are they all the same breed? Does the one in question have a redder comb, wattles, face? Does it have sharper neck feathers or tail feathers?

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Ahh here is one :3 Yeah, I'd probably say cockerel, thats pretty red in the face and not much full feathering ^^

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Yes it got its comb and wattles about 2 weeks before the others and it was much redder. It still is. They are 5 weeks old and this one doesn't have tail feathers yet. I noticed the green on this one but none of the others have it..
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