Blue Laced Red Wyandotte THREAD!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ilovemydog, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. newtwinmom

    newtwinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update photos! They are seven weeks today.

    Everyone still think this is a roo?
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    I finally snatched up the other one! A black :( Pullet or cockerel?
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    I know the sun is bright-I was trying to get an accurate picture of the redness.
     
  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    well, heres  pic of my oldes one i got 8 more but younger
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  3. PaintedFeathers

    PaintedFeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    Someone i sold a black lrw pullet to is willing to sell her back to me yeah! I was not going to keep blacks but i have a massive big splash roo to put her with or i can put her with her dad and make more lol. Either way is a win.
     
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  5. pebcrb

    pebcrb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so unhappy with this cockerel I got scammed into buy and am stuck with I want it gone! :( dont know anyone who can take it, just my luck as far as chickens go!
     
  6. carolreagan2008

    carolreagan2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my. I enjoyed looking at these so much. Prettiest chickens ever. I had never seen this breed. Iwill have to add some to my flock.
     
  7. I had said all cockerels and then the one in the middle has never developed the upright feathers and the comb is a V versus a bulging warty type of comb which the others have. Wishful thinking on my part it sounds like. Can you guys help me understand why you all clearly see a cockerel for the one I thought may be a pullet?

    Dang it. McMurray Hatcheries sent me expensive straight run roosters. I sent them a e-mail about 3 weeks ago telling them I didn't get a single pullet out of them but never have gotten a reply. I may not get any wyandottes after these roos get processed. They are HUGE and I'm feeding them organic feed. Too costly for just laying hens I think.

    Thanks for chiming in and teaching this newbie about sexing these wyandottes.
     
  8. He's the best looking of the FOUR cockerels that I bought straight run rom McMurray's. Not happy about it. Thanks for the info... I will probably keep Wyatt for a pet and process the other roos. Do you have a suggestion at what age to process the wyandottes? Thank you!
     
  9. carolreagan2008

    carolreagan2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pebcrb. Have you run an afd for free rooster. Also here, the hu main society takes chickens and adopts them out. I got two of my hens from them . You may want to check that out. Dont want your babies getting hurt. Or developing a fear of chickens becouse of one mean rooster.
     
  10. SalinasChicken

    SalinasChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! The cockerel in the middle picture has clearly visible saddle feathers. That was the first reason I said all were boys. It also has areas on its wing bows where the feathers are a patch of red with no lacing, (don't know how else to describe it?) That is also a cockerel trait. The wattles look a bit large as well, but at that age I wouldn't go by wattles alone. Everything together however, is why I voted boy. :)
     

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