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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 3:31 pm 
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This topic is to help people to understand the difference in feather patterns and colours of various breeds. Patterns like you would find on a Silver Laced Wyandotte, Double Laced Barnavelder. Also the different colours of OEG and Moderns, a Grey and Silver Duckwing are almost the same colour and to people that dont know the difference it would be good for them to see what separates the 2 colours.

Even the colour Blue can be explained here or even Buff.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:24 pm 
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Could this include Cockerel Breeding and Pullet Breeding? There seems to be a bit of confusion between the two and what they actually mean!

Great topic :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:31 pm 
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Yes, pullet breeding and cockerel breeding feather patterns and colours can also be explained.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:02 am 
daniel you can get any photos you like out of my gallery and put them here to illustrate patterns. i don't have the motivation to do it at the moment and unfortunatly i am the one with the biggest reservoir of photos. this requires many hours of work.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:13 am 
i will start.

breeding pair of silver duckwing oeg:

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breeding pair of indian game dark or cornish colour:

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breeding pair of black red partridge oeg:

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pair of ginger oeg but breeding these is not straight forward i believe:

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enough for now.


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I would like to know if anyone knows where to find pictures of the Golden Lace Wyandotte Feather pattern for the entire bird. The example I refer to is on page 77 of the Wyandotte Handbook where they show one of each feather for each part of the bird for a Colombian Wyandotte.
Am I a complete dork...... Is it just exactly the same for the Golden laced ?
Any help or info greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2010 4:26 pm 
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If the diagram is for columbian then no it wont be the same because a columbian isnt laced. All laced wyandottes though should be the same ie silver and gold, black or blue laced.

If you have a copy of the standard then there is a very good diagram showing the laced feather and where it should be sitting on the bird but I thought it is the same as in the wyandotte manual.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 17, 2010 1:42 am 
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Most of my pictures are still on my external hard drive, but I will try to put something together to help. May not be the best quality birds, but will give people an idea.

The male barnevelders look very different to the females.
Male double laced standard colour.
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A young blue cockerel in the developtment of the blue double laced.
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A double laced standard pullet. (sorry couldn`t find the picture of the one with better lacing these two girls will have to do)
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A blue pullet in the development of the blue double laced.
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Hen lacing up close.

Poor lacing with no definition and lots of peppering.
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Better lacing, ground colour quite sun bleached.
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Rooster and hen together, not the best light but you sort of get the idea.
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I hope lots of people contribute to this, it will be a very good thread then.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:08 pm 
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Just wondering if i can resuscitate this thread :D


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