Welll- I thought he was a blackish chick...???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heathersboers, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of a mixed batch of eggs with a pair of Gold Laced Wyandottes- but he was born mostly black!!! could he be a GLW or not?? [​IMG]

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  2. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 20, 2010
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    He's starting to look like a GLW, but I've never seen a GLW chick hatch out black.
     
  3. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:sorry I posted the wrong pic- he still didnt have evry distinct markings though- My next batch of chicks had VERY distinct markings.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    He may be just a poorly laced Wyandotte. . . (which is common) - It looks like s/he is going to have an almost double-laced/partridge appearance, which would make sense with the dark coloration.
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
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    What kind of comb does this one have? It looks single to me but I can't see it very well because of the pic.
     
  6. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has a rose comb- Is it possible that his dad was the GLW roo and his mom either a gold comet or a black australorpe to make this coloring? Would he still have the rose comb id=f the mom had a single?
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yes to the comb question. The black australorp would be the one to make this. A golden sex link would only create mostly white chicks or mostly golden chicks.
     

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