Wyandotttes- BLR GL

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Savannah Poultry, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    okay so just out of curiousity what is the difference between a black blue laced red wyandotte and a golden laced wyandotte genetically speaking and appearance wise? I've never seen either in person but from pictures i've seen they seem to look they same.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    A good quality Gold Laced should truly just be a golden brown with black lacing. A "black" Laced Red is just that - It's a gold laced with the mahogany gene (what Rhode Island Reds and Black Copper Marans carry) to turn the golden feathers a deep, lustrous red.


    Physically, most BLRW's aren't the best, although some breeders like Foley's truly have nice birds. Otherwise, there are a LOT of poor quality BLRW's out there, but the same goes for Gold Laced.

    In general though, since gold laced is an accepted color and has been for a loong time, they generally have a better body.
     
  3. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    oh i get it! thanks so much! It is nice to know the truth haha but yeah I looked at foleys and the colors Were different for sure.
     

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