SLW?/No Rose comb 12wks.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TripleH, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. TripleH

    TripleH Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this girl at local farm store-they said
    they were silver laced. I asked SLW-they didn't know.
    This is at 3 wks.
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    Today at 12wks.
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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    That's a SLW, hatchery bird. (All of my flock of various breeds - but one little lavender cochin - are hatchery birds.)

    And she's a pullet.
     
  3. Danny39

    Danny39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a single comb instead of a rose comb, but looks SL and looks like a pullet!
     
  4. TripleH

    TripleH Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for confirming. She's a beautiful
    girl. I didn't realize hatchery birds didn't
    have the rose comb. I'm learning something
    new all the time on here. I have a Golden Sebright
    roo w/o rose comb too.
     
  5. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    The single comb is a genetic throwback to when the breed was formed. It crops up from time to time, more so in hatchery stock. A couple of my production gold laced wyandottes from Stromberg's have it.
     

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