Show Quality Silver Laced Wyandotte Cockerel

PeakyBeaky

Crowing
11 Years
Sep 27, 2010
1,627
92
256
Bellefonte, PA
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Mrs. Turbo

Songster
10 Years
Jan 26, 2009
2,284
11
181
ky
This guy is about 8-9 months old in the picture....he has a lot of filling out to do, but I would show him for sure.

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ih66series

Chirping
8 Years
Jan 26, 2011
217
0
99
Altoona, PA
Ok....... Here is one that I have that is only 10 weeks old. I know he doesn't look like much compared to what is posted above, and I don't know anything about show birds, but do you think this guy has potential to at least produce nice chicks with a show quality mother?

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NYREDS

Crowing
12 Years
Jan 14, 2008
5,644
446
303
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No, he doesn't. His type is poor, colour is poor & his head isn't shaped right for a Wyandotte. Wyandottes are a breed of circles. The head should fit in a circle. The shape of the body, neck & tail should allfit in overlapping circles. He's too long & flat in the back & his tail angle is too low.
There's an old saying that absolutely applies to chicken breeding: "you can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear".
 
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