Slow feathering gene in silver laced Wyandottes.


In the Brooder
8 Years
Mar 6, 2011
Southern California
Since I was told my silver laced Wyandotte chicks had the slow feathering gene I thought I'd document it for anyone interested. Un fortunately i dont have mich to compare it too. I was quite surprises at the contrast to other shots of normal feathered Wyandottes. Apparently it is supposed to help with lacing (

1 week old:

2 week old :

5 week old:

6 week old (feathering out nicely but no feathers on their back yet):

Sorry about the poor quality shots.

7 week old (got my camera back):
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