Australorp or silver laced Wyandotte pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cluck_cluck_chic, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Cluck_cluck_chic

    Cluck_cluck_chic In the Brooder

    Mar 27, 2018
    Hi we got some chicks that were 2 weeks old last Friday. There are supposed to be two black Australorp and two silver laced Wyandotte but they all look alike to me which are which?

    I am assuming also it’s too early to tell if they are truly pullets
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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2018
  2. ReseisCL16

    ReseisCL16 Songster

    May 17, 2014
    Far too early, but they sure are cute! Unless you get a crow or an egg from one of them, post some more pics in a month or so and we can help more then!
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Little early on gender, but they're all Australorps. :) No Wyandottes in the bunch.

  4. gladahmae

    gladahmae Songster

    May 17, 2012
    Benzie, MI
    The SLWs that I saw in the bins at tractor supply this year were pretty all over the place for markings. Some were almost solid black, and the 2 that I purchased are feathing in pretty awfully as far as lacing is concerned (still very black). I does look like there are no obvious wyandottes in your pictures. HOWEVER, take a look at their combs. Your australorps should have a single comb (little spikes sticking up at this age) and wyandottes *should* have a rose comb (flat comb, like the pad of your finger.) I say *should* because hatcheries commonly have single combs in their wyandottes, so it's not a sure thing.

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