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Two different SLWs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 11ChickenGirl11, May 17, 2017.

  1. 11ChickenGirl11

    11ChickenGirl11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got two SLWs (Silver Laced Wyandotte) (plus six other chicks) for our broody hen after none of the eggs hatched. For some reason, the two SLWs are very different from each other. #1 is a typical SLW minus the "single" comb. #2 has many white patches and a rose/cushion comb.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Could just be poor breeding and bloodlines, or could be they are mixes, both don't look quite right as far as coloring, but they are young yet and feather coloring changes as they grow. Time will tell.
     
  3. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    agree with oldhen. My SLW look much different now than they did when a few weeks old.
     

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