blue-laced red wyandotte

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by courtshep, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. courtshep

    courtshep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG]I have not heard anyone mention this breed. I have 3 roosters and 2 hens (I believe). They are 12 weeks old and still filling out and getting more pretty by the day! Are these good layers? Any opinions?
     
  2. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Quite a few people have those here on BYC. I see the pics they post when they hatch them! So so pretty! I hear they are pretty Docile and decent Egg layers, but could not say from experience. Yours are very nice looking! Where did you get them from?
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've got them and mine are very friendly birds. The hens have a tendency to go broody. Mine lay fairly well although their eggs aren't as big as I'd like. The roos are mild mannered.
     
  4. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some and trying to get a few more to replace the ones the coon got. Mine should start laying soon.
    That reminds we I need to move the nest box in tomorrow.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    That's one breed I'd love to have. All of the hatcheries are sold out for the season.
     
  6. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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  7. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got my 4 pullets and 2 cockerels from the Spring hatch that the teacher was going to butcher to eat and I went on a mission to save the chicks...one had a very sour crop that I culled last Saturday because I didn't know what was wrong or if it would continue to have problems. I couldn't butcher the two roos (extras in my bunch of breeds) and will hold on to them or at least one as long as I can.

    I ordered the bantam version early this summer and only one arrived that was not cold stiff so I brought it back to life but she has not developed any lacing nor looks as a BLRW does...

    Here's a few links about mine:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=85541&p=3
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=87457
    And I'll have to take/post pics of the 3 pullets later, its dark thirty in the evening now...
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2008
  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Quote:Your link didn't show up. Sorry you had trouble with the ones you ordered and the sick one. [​IMG]
     
  9. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    computer's been acting up, the internet provider has been "off" for some reason once in awhile w/ATnT here...
     

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