Is this REALLY a gold laced Wyandotte Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sbtgal, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. sbtgal

    sbtgal Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, so this is SUPPOSED to be a 4-5 week old Gold Laced Wyandotte pullet. In the first picture you can see the feathers at the base of her neck are rather pointy.

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    In the second picture you can see her breast is pretty much straight red, no lacing.

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    Also, I didn't get a shot of it, but she has no tail feathers to speak of. I have read that pullets usually get their tail feathers before cockerels. My RIR has plenty of tail feathers already! Also, other pictures I've seen of GLW at this age had reddish heads, this one pretty much black. Any ideas?
     
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  2. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see a pulllett!
     
  3. RGBistro

    RGBistro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty girl - IMO, she's still in that awkward "dinosaur" stage! [​IMG] It'll be a few more weeks until some "better" feathers grow in... she'll look more like a GLW. In the meantime, they all could look like anything.

    My GLW hit 10 weeks last week, and her "real" feathers were STILL just starting to come in. Hope that help! Just give her time...

    - Kim
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Definitely no Wyandotte. She's got a single comb and improper color. She's either a mutt or a Quail colored Game hen of some kind.
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    It's hard to tell at this age, with the coloring....Remember, chicks colors can totally change as they grow. But I think I see a single comb there, and it should be a rose comb.

    Oh, I just thought of something else too. Her legs should be yellow. I think she could have something else mixed in with her GLW genetics.

    But she is just darling!
     
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  6. sbtgal

    sbtgal Out Of The Brooder

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    DANG! I didn't think about looking at the legs and comb! [​IMG] WOW, this is far more complicated than figuring out dog breeds....
     
  7. RGBistro

    RGBistro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed. I have a lot to learn too, but it's fun. [​IMG]
     
  8. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a wyandotte. But she's cute! I see a straight comb to.
     
  9. sbtgal

    sbtgal Out Of The Brooder

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    is the general consensus still pullet?
     
  10. manybirds

    manybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no wyandotte. single comb. wrong color. but she is pretty
     

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