Is this really a Silver-Laced Wyandotte?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kklowell, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. kklowell

    kklowell Songster

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    In the pictures of these babies, I don't see any with as few light-colored spots as mine. I only have the one and bought her from a reputable dealer. I tried for the last hour to find a photo editor for my phone that would allow me to just crop to the one bird, but I couldn't find one that worked for my small skill set. She's the darkest bird. silvia.jpg 20180402_093033.jpg
     
  2. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Looks fine to me, but you wouldn't know for sure until it feathers.
     
  3. Landon1117

    Landon1117 Chirping

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    Some SLW hens have fewer lighter-colored spots, as seen in the picture below. As their feathers mature, I imagine more spots will appear. I've never raised a SLW (although I'd love to) but knowing from a Golden Laced Cochin and Speckled Sussex, that is usually how it works. Also, how old is the chick? It may just be the lighting, but its comb appears to be redder than the others, which is a sign of young roo. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Its legs are the wrong color for a Wyandotte, but it looks like it has a little lacing and a rosecomb. Possibly a mix or a genetic mix up.
     
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  5. WhiteWyan

    WhiteWyan Songster

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    My Saw didn't have black feet, they had Tyler... i
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    Wow my phone is acting weird.
    I meant to say your"SLW" chick has black feet but the breed should have bright yellow feet.
     
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  6. kklowell

    kklowell Songster

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    I did notice the dark leg color today, but didn't know if that was normal or not. We got her two weeks ago today, so I'd guess she's maybe 2.5 weeks old or so. I forgot to ask when I bought her so I don't know her exact age.
     
  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Looks like a mix.
     
  8. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Did it have a white spot on the back of the head?
     
  9. WhatAboutBob?

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    Definitely the wrong color legs. Mixed if it is a SLW.
     

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