Blue Laced Red Wyandottes X Gold Laced Wyandottes

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Thomas Morgan, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. Thomas Morgan

    Thomas Morgan New Egg

    Feb 24, 2016
    I want to breed both BLRW's and the GLW's
    I want to raise the BLRW's and the GLW's. Will breeding them together mess up the coloring?
    your will they need to be separated
  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    I haven't raised Wyandottes yet but my guess is if you mix the different colored Wyandottes, the offspring would most likely not be colored the same as the parents. If you want the offspring to maintain the same colors, you'd have to keep them separate. Maybe another greeter with breeding experience will jump in here and clarify.
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2016
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm afraid I too have not raised Wyandottes and colour genetics are really not my strong point at a the best of times! There are many Wyandotte threads and I'm sure if you type that into the search box above they will come up.

    Wishing you the very best of luck in your search for answers. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I would think breeding the two colors together could cause a lot of mismarked birds that wouldn't fit the standard of perfection. But if you just want to play around for your own flock, that's up to you.
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. Good luck with your search.
  8. rosaroca

    rosaroca Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2015
    It's my understanding that breeding BLRW to GLW will produce some gold laced and some blue laced golds. You will lose a lot of the "red" that makes the BLRW so distinctive. And that deep red coloring is very difficult to get back once you lose it.

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