Is my hen a Barnevelder OR Golden Laced Wyandotte?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChockLover, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. ChockLover

    ChockLover Out Of The Brooder

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    Is my hen a Barnevelder OR Golden Laced Wyandotte? She is 21 weeks old.

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  2. ahgarland8

    ahgarland8 Out Of The Brooder

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    GLW
     
  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not a wyandotte. Wyandottes have yellow legs and a rose comb.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Although some hatchery GLW can have straight combs and off colored legs.

    But it also doesn't look like a proper Barnevelder either.

    My best guess is hatchery quality Barnevelder with a small chance of being poor hatchery quality GLW.

    ...that just means as to confirmation...she will probably be a great pet and egg layer.

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Honestly, doesn't look like either one. Did it come from a hatchery or a breeder? If from a breeder, I'm saying mixed breed.
     
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  6. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its not a Barnevelder at all. A Barni would be double laced with darker reds and this bird is single laced and gold. I regards to type, it is a poor specimen of a gold laced Wyandotte with a single comb but most likely a great back yard chicken
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking Golden Laced Wyandotte mix, since it doesn't look right for either a purebred Barnevelder or Golden Laced Wyandotte.
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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  10. ChockLover

    ChockLover Out Of The Brooder

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    She was purchased from a lady who was just starting to breed them. She had orpingtons, GLW and barred rocks. I got her as a chick and was told its a orpington as she also had orpingtons. here is a better picture

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