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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BlazeJester, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

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    This is the only chick that's not even close to feathering out - her supposed "sister" Columbian Wyandotte is filling out beautifully and has a wonderful white color. She is now 6 weeks and still doesn't have feathers in her chest or on her back.

    at 1 week:
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  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Songster

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    rooster.





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  3. mama24

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    Quote:why do you say rooster? Seems a little young to tell yet.
    Edited b/c I said dark cornish, and after looking more closely (I'm on my tiny netbook) I realized color is wrong. I think it's a silver laced wyandotte. [​IMG]
     
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  4. BlazeJester

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    I thought silver laced wyandotte had black on the edges and white on the insides of the feathers? I'm really interested to see how this one turns out and would not at all be disappointed in a roo... I'm getting jealous of all the gorgeous pictures people keep posting!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. mama24

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    Quote:lol, yes you're right. I'm stumped too.
     
  6. citychickx6

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    Quote:why do you say rooster? Seems a little young to tell yet.
    Edited b/c I said dark cornish, and after looking more closely (I'm on my tiny netbook) I realized color is wrong. I think it's a silver laced wyandotte. [​IMG]

    Those legs look rather beefy to me and slow to feather. I think rooster. Do I KNOW rooster? No not at this age. Just looks like a boy to me.
     
  7. citychickx6

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    Been looking and wyandottes come in silver penciled too. This may be the case here. But [​IMG]
     

  8. keesmom

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    Certainly isn't a pure Columbian wyandotte nor SLW, but does have a rose comb. Could it be a cross of both varieties?
     
  9. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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  10. BlazeJester

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    *Shouldn't*, but could be a mutt.

    I ordered from mypetchicken.com, which I understand has a contract with Meyer hatchery. I'm not familiar with their reputation so I can't speak to the likelihood of mixed blood. Wouldn't think it would reflect too well though... Although perhaps they were lacking Columbian pullets and made an unauthorized "substitution".

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    Her "Columbian Wyandotte" sister has a single comb, so I think is probably mixed breed also? Or can they get the rose comb from the BR blood? Considering these instances, though, I'm not expecting too terribly much here, nor am I trying to be a stickler for a breed - just curious what's going to emerge from this one and whether someone recognizes it.
     
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