The Silver Laced Wyandotte Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cuntryuppiechick, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Arizonachicken

    Arizonachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I don't show or anything like that. I'm disappointed because I bought hatching eggs from a breeder and expected better quality. Oh we'll, you can't win 'em all! They are decent layers.
     
  2. cleopatra

    cleopatra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever heard of Wyandottes laying light brown eggs with dark brown specks?
     
  3. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few of our SL do. Haven't had any other colored dotts do it yet.
     
  4. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally got the winning from the Freidricksburg County Fair!

    >Oppenheimer (silver laced cock) - reserve champion large fowl, champion American, best of breed, and best variety
    >Silver laced hen - reserve champion American, reserve breed, and reserve variety
    >black Orpington hen - champion English, best of breed, and best variety
    >Mr.Sweets (partridge cockerel) - reserve variety
    >partridge hen - best variety

    Didn't get grand champion but was really close! They are definitely ready to come home and take a break from the attention.


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  5. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CONGRATS! WOO-HOO! Do they get mealworms for their reward? :)
     
  6. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had a few of mine do this yes. But the spots are not to dark not in anyway like a marans. I enjoy my Wyandottes because the eggs aren't always just plain old brown I get some lighter pinkish eggs and the spotted ones sometimes. But the majority lay a light brown egg.
     
  7. delisha

    delisha Overrun With Chickens

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    congrats on the wins!!
     
  8. chispaza

    chispaza Out Of The Brooder

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    Are both of these cockerels? We got three Silver Wyandottes straight run. One was killed by a neighbors dog and I was hoping that one of the remaining 2 would be a pullet but I don't think it's looking good. What do you all think? They are about 10 weeks old in these pictures.
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  9. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but I think they are both roos[​IMG].
     
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  10. Critter Crue

    Critter Crue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my 2 SLW's. They are about 8 months old now. The blacker one, Raven, She is one of my faithful layers, laying pretty much everyday.
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    Isabella is our biggest hen, she seems fickle about laying, last one she gave us was on the 25th of July. She is very docile, and will easily submit to being picked up. Not to mention what a lovely bird she is.
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