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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MamaMarcy, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

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    They belong to my brother & sister in law, but we're not sure what they are. Roo is HUGE and MEAN (he's actually very gorgeous and impressive though). The hen almost looks wyandotte but has a stand up comb vs a rosse comb... Thanks for the help!

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  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Songster

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    Gold laced wyandottes. Wyandottes can occasionally have single combs, you mostly see it from hatchery birds, good breeders should cull them because it will get carried on and will pop up again.
     
  3. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

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    That huge beast of a roo is a gold laced wy??? Serious? [​IMG]
     
  4. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Songster

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    Quote:X2 GLWs. And the roos can get HUGE!
     
  5. ChickenWisperer

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    Yes those are GLW. No doubt.
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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  7. stormylady

    stormylady Songster

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    If he is mean I wouldn't breed him, but he is beautiful.
     

  8. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

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    i heard that its a good thing to have the single comb gene in a wyandotte flock... but i don't remember why... and that rooster looks great if i were him id breed that pair even if hes a bit friskie... i don't think aggression is hereditary. it just varies from bird to bird. luck of the draw.
     
  9. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

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    I tried to hold him once and got it on the hand HARD...big bruise. These are the only 2 they have, and they aren't really coddled (well cared for but not a big people/bird interaction) so maybe that's why he's mean. I don't think she's laying eggs anymore.
     
  10. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Songster

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    i have a GLW hen and she is a beast but lays the smallest eggs LOL its actually very amussing to see this bird that looks like she weighs 12lbs lay this little brown egg always makes me laugh
     

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