Can anyone Identify my big Cockerel/Rooster Please..??????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JeanGenie, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. JeanGenie

    JeanGenie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all from over in the UK...

    I was given this cockerel/Rooster a few days ago as its original owner was having problems from his neighbours as he is LOUD.... He told me he was a Silver Wyndotte, and he is really gorgeous. He even came with his Mrs and she is laying everyday even though she is around 6 years old.

    Now comes my question..... Another friend who cam round told me he is a Silver Pencil, not a Silver Wyndotte. I am now unsure and wondered can anyone identify him please. Not sure if it is the same in most countries but in the UK the Slver Pencil is on the endangered species list and are obviously rare. If this is the case I would rather him got to a specialist breeder who could maybe help increase the numbers. I dont want to just hang on to him for no reason, that would be criminal as the breed is so gorgeous....

    So here hs is....

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    Anyone...??????

    Thanks

    Dal
     
  2. Liana

    Liana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert on Wyandottes, but that roo looks like a Silver Laced Wyandotte to me. Your hen looks like a Dominique.

    Hopefully, one of our experts will be along soon to chime in.
     
  3. JeanGenie

    JeanGenie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Liana,

    Thanks I was hoping he was a Silver Pencil Wyandotte but het you cant have everything can you...lololol [​IMG]

    Dal
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silver laced wyandotte.. and his missus a barred rock.
     
  5. JeanGenie

    JeanGenie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there,

    Thanks nzpouter, shame as I said was hoping he was a Pencil. It would have been nice to put some Pencil numbers up again.......

    Thanks again

    Dal
     
  6. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a silver laced wyandotte and his wife is a barred wyandotte. They are both gorgeous!
     
  7. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:not hard to do, get yourself a partridge hen and breed the lacing out.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     
  9. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yup................ SLW
     

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