are ideals bantam blue laced red wyandottes good?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by redchicken, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. redchicken

    redchicken Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Eastern Pa
    I am wondering if ideal has good blue laced red wyandottes cause I heard that some places actually have a brass color and not a red
  2. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    I think Ideal only sells bantams, if that's what you're looking for. I don't know what the quality of their stock is, but it's safe to say that any you buy from a major hatchery is not going to be very good stock in terms of color. Pretty much all of them have outcrossed with gold laced to increase production, therefore lightening the color and causing the brassiness. I know Murray McMurray and Valentine's in Florida have problems with brassiness in their birds.

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