Question About SL Wyandottes My DW Ordered Some..............

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tackyrama, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. tackyrama

    tackyrama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read this breed has trouble with poopy buts. Is this true? If so, how bad? We didn't find out til after she ordered. Hope we didn't make a wrong move!
     
  2. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

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    This is the first I've heard of that issue... I'd be interested to find out what wyandotte owners have to say. I ordered some as well... hoping to see them next week.
     
  3. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    All mine have had PUFFY butts. Maybe that's what you meant? And frankly, it's considered quite attractive in a Wyandotte.
     
  4. tackyrama

    tackyrama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't remember where I read about it. They supposedly have very fluffy butt feathers prone to pooping up.
     
  5. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Seriously, I have never noticed a problem with any I have had over the years.
     
  6. tackyrama

    tackyrama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That makes me feel better. They are almost too gorgeous to not have any problems.
     
  7. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    Mine don't seem to have any more of a problem with the occasional poopy butt than any other breeds I own. If anything, I think my Silkies have more of a problem with poopy butt than anyone. Wyandottes do have a lot of puffy fluff on their behinds, so if one happens to have an intestinal problem, you'll notice pretty quick.
     
  8. tackyrama

    tackyrama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Stacey! I'm feelin' better n' better! How about GL Polish. Any problems with them? She ordered some of those too.
     
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  9. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
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    I've got a couple of very fluffy butty SL and GL wyandottes, and they have no problem with poopy butts so far. My barred rocks seem to have a bit of an issue with this, but it doesn't cause any problems. Occasionally I'll see one with a klingon, but it always comes off in the dust bath.

    I haver silver-laced and buff-laced polish, and a white one, and I have no problems with them, except they're half blind and need their crests trimmed occasionally so they can get around. My buff doesn't have as much crest as the other two, so she's never needed a haircut, but she isn't as cute, either. Because of their large crests hanging over their eyes, they're prone to hawks and other predators. I haven't lost any yet, though.
     
  10. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

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    Takyrama- did you order from Ideal for a 14th delivery date?
     

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