Hatchery SLW-which one should I keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cherylcohen, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    Which of these should I keep?

    Will the dark one get more white?

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  2. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    sorry better pictures in first post now
     
  3. cracked_egg

    cracked_egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if the other one would get lighter or not, but if u need to make a choice now I'd keep the lighter one! Which hatchery did u get urs from? They're way nicer than my hatchery slw.
     
  4. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    Meyer hatchery
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    The darker one more than likely won't get much better lacing.
     
  6. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    thanks katy...ok so I'll keep the light one then?
     
  7. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I'd keep the lighter. Nice looking, much better than my hatchery SLW - mine is a sweet bird but hardly looks like a SLW at all. Almost all black with barely any lacing. /sigh.
     
  8. cracked_egg

    cracked_egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... I've ordered 22 SLW from Meyer... Only three were light, and they were in the first batch, which is the one my Min Pin got (evil dog)... So I have a bunch of the dark ones and I gave 4 away, and am either going to process or sell the remaining 5 or so...
     
  9. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like the lighter one.
     
  10. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    typically I order hatching eggs, but couldn't find any SLW's that were available when I was setting this hatch....I just couldn't wait so I ordered these one-day-olds...live and learn
     

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