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Silver laced with single comb???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augustinao27, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. augustinao27

    augustinao27 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have what looks like a silver laced wyndotte young rooster. However he does not have the rose comb, it is a single comb. What is he since there is no rose comb? And he is suppost to be a pure breed and I picked him with 20 other mixed lot purebreed chicks.

    I will put pictures up later today. Just wanted to see if anyone has heard of this type of chicken.
     
  2. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Some hatchery wyandottes will have a single comb [​IMG]
     
  3. augustinao27

    augustinao27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there something special about them? We do a lot of showing for 4-H and I do not want to have him be a possible show bird if he can not meet standards.
     
  4. farmnfowl

    farmnfowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Please post a picture of him i would like to see him.
     
  5. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    If he's a Wyandotte, that comb will count as a disqualification, but you may find someone who wants him for that quality. Where are you located?
     
  6. augustinao27

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    When I get done with work I will post some for you. Do you know anything about a single comb SLW?
     
  7. augustinao27

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    I am from Timken kansas about 30 miles from Great Bend
     
  8. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatchery Wyandottes often have single combs (a disqualification at poultry shows). I got five Golden Laced Wyandottes from Cackle Hatchery. Three had single combs and two had rose combs...
     
  9. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:You're not that far away! You should check out a BYC user named Katy for some incredibly fine SLW, and she's not that far from you. She probably can help you with a stunning, winning bird. I don't think your fellow will make it in a show, since the single comb is a no-no. Where did you get him?
     
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  10. augustinao27

    augustinao27 Out Of The Brooder

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    I do alot of breeding. I deal in blue breeds and sexlinks. I will check out your bird. I have to very preety SLW pullets that were bought when he was. I got them from Welp hatchary six months ago maybe give or take a few weeks.
     

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