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???? Silver Laced Wyandottes (Maybe)Pic. Heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Big Red's Mom, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Big Red's Mom

    Big Red's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three chicks that I purchased as Silver Laced Wyandottes

    Two have rose comb and the other looks like it does not.
    If it does not have a rose comb and is not a SLW what could it be?
    I may have a roo in the bunch also. What do you think?

    This is the bird that does not look to have a rose comb
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    This is the one that may be a roo?
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    And this is other chick. (sunning)
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    So what do you think....Thanks for any help or info.
     
  2. Appaloosa Hill Farm

    Appaloosa Hill Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the first one sure does look like a slw. And the second one is getting quite a "mane", so it looks like a roo! Where did you get them?
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Sometimes SLW's end up with single combs. They say that some breeders keep an occasional single-combed bird, because their fertility is better. So your bird isn't too uncommon. The one does look like a male, with all the white coming in on its back.
     
  4. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    The first pics look like my girls Norah and June.

    Is that how you tell the sex...the feathering on SLW?
     
  5. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just what I was going to post. Beat me to it.[​IMG]
     
  6. Big Red's Mom

    Big Red's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I got them from a local co-op but they order from Ideal.
     
  7. Big Red's Mom

    Big Red's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The SLW with a single comb is VERY friendly...loves to be with my son any change she can....These are my first SLW are the friendly by nature....What about the Roos are the very aggressive? They are too funny to watch...

    This is a picture of most of the babies having an afternoon in the sun and grass.

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  8. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    my SLW rooster has a single comb. here he is

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  9. Big Red's Mom

    Big Red's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He is very handsome....Is he nice?
    I have a RIR roo now and he tried to misbehave some when he was becoming a MAN...but he is great now...We just had to remind him who was boss.
     

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