Silver laced Wyandotte.. no silver??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ButtonquailGirl14, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    My silver laced Wyandotte pullet chick has almost no color but black... Only like 3 white marks on each wing, and they aren't even close to centered... Is this normal? She is like 4 weeks. This is her, I can get more recent pictures! DSC_0333.JPG
     
  2. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Crowing

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    yup, that is normal to not have lacing at such a young age, it will come in as it gets older
     
  3. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    Where did you get her? She could be poor quality. All chicks are different though so she will get her laces soon enough
     
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  4. chkva

    chkva Songster

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    Her feathers haven't come in yet. Mine never got their laces until they got their feathers in. Give it time, she will look completely different once she feathers out.
     
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  5. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    thank you! These are my first laced birds, so I wasn't sure... She isn't Amazing quaility, but she isn't bad at all.
     
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  6. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    she has some feathers out... I just took these: DSC_0550.JPG DSC_0552.JPG she also has neck, tail, and back feather.. you can't see them because they are black.
     
  7. ColtHandorf

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    That's pretty normal for them, but I would expect to see some more "lacing" at that age. She may not be laced well as an adult, but she may molt out and surprise us all.
     
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  8. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    thanks... I hope she does! I was so excited to have that gorgeous lacing in my flock! She is from North 40... They usually have really decent stock for a feed store.. she matches all the breed requirements... Exept the lacing so far..I also got a blue laced red Wyandotte... It actually already has lacing! Same age, same place.
     
  9. danceswithronin

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    I think it's normal, I have a golden laced Wyandotte chick who is very dark as well. She is three weeks old and just now starting to show pattern.
     
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  10. ButtonquailGirl14

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    thanks.. I hope she gets beautiful! Though I'll love her anyway!
     
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