Show Quality Silver Laced Wyandotte Cockerel

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ih66series, May 23, 2011.

  1. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone post a picture of a Show Quality Silver Laced Wyandotte cockerel?
     
  2. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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  4. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well there you go.....you have 2 pictures to compare to....LOL
     
  5. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks..... I am going to post a picture of my 10 week old cockerel tomorrow and see what you think about him.
     
  6. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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  7. encorepistol

    encorepistol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First can you say where you got him from? If from a hatchery then there would be a verry slim chance.
     
  8. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this sounds bad, but he came from Tractor Supply. There was 3 other males with him and he looks very different than the rest of them.
     
  9. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: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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  10. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK thanks... That is good info
     

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