Lacing on chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ceadar post, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. ceadar post

    ceadar post Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should wyandotte lacing be fairly good from the start. Or does it get better with age. kinda new to paying attention to detail.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Just what age are you wanting to know about. Once they get their "big girl" feathers it pretty much stays the same.
     
  3. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Depends what you mean.
    If they do not have good lacing, say, by point of lay, or before, then they will not have good lacing.

    POL being an age (18weeks) rather than age of first egg.
     
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  4. ceadar post

    ceadar post Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess if you compare a 6 or 8 month old to say a 2 year old. on my blues the older birds have better lacing than some of the younger birds just wondering if it takes a while or if I should be able to tell the better birds by a certain age.[​IMG]
     
  5. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    If they're not good by 6 months, I can't imagine they're going to be getting much better. One ought to be able to tell whether the lacing is good before 6 months.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:I agree with Krys109uk. If the lacing isn't good by that age it's not going to change any.
     

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