Is she a Wyandotte? Her head looks funny. May be a mix?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sengge, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like a Golden Laced Wyandotte to me.

    Why do you say her head looks funny?
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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    yup looks like a glw only thing I can see with her head might be a slight cross beak starting
     
  4. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply. I guess her head is little narrow and long compared to the silver laced Wyandotte I have.
     
  5. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Yes, you are right about her beak. It is deformed but she is fine eating and drinking with it.
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Read thought the thread "diary of a cross beak" there's lots of good information in it on feed (if you need to change, I wouldn't if she's doing fine) and trimming the beak if need be.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Certainly a Golden Laced Wyandotte. Pretty bird! My Wyandottes are my favorite chickens; hopefully, your's will be great birds too!
     
  8. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you friends for the help
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where did you get her, meaning did she come from a hatchery or a backyard breeder? The only thing I see is the pic shows dark legs and wyandottes should have yellow legs. Not sure if it's shadow in the pic or they're really dark. Could indicate a mixed bird if from a backyard breeder, or a very poor quality hatchery bird. She does look to have nicely crisp lacing, though, which you usually wouldn't see with a mixed breed bird, it would muddy the lacing.
     
  10. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very good observation. My silver Wyandotte has yellow legs but this one has bluish grey legs. I got her from a farm in Damascus MD. Most of the birds he showed to me were mix.
     

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