buff laced polish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by seminolewind, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I just went to a show, and the BLP boys were much darker than the females. When does that happen?
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Probably starts at around 6-8 weeks at the back of the neck-
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Also, it just depends on the strain of birds. Some people like the light buff, others like the darker buff. When we had buff laced polish, the cock and the hens body was the same shade, the cocks hackle and saddle were alittle darker and more shiney.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Thanks. Mine are 8 weeks old, and out of 5 of them, one is getting much darker than the others, esp the wings. He is the one that I had banded a male because of his behavior. He acts like he has a harem. Karen
     

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