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PostPosted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:17 pm 
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Hi, i hatched this girl from eggs bought as silver pencilled bantam wyandottes. She is tiny and her body is only about the size of a mans closed fist, not including her head and legs. She is about 26 weeks now and is a funny colour. Not familiar to this breed much apart from full sized gold laced so was wondering what you all thought...

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Sorry about the pic quality she kept jumping on me, it was feed time!!

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 Post subject: Re: Wyandotte??
PostPosted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:34 pm 
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Julia - I'm not sure what you are wanting to know :?

This forum is basically for people to ask what sex a bird is or what breed a bird is...See viewtopic.php?f=23&t=7955165.

If you are asking for feedback on how she rates as a representative of a bantam Silver Pencilled Wyandotte then I will transfer your post to the appropriate forum: Breeds and Breedings...


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 Post subject: Re: Wyandotte??
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Thanks. I was just wondering what colour she is and if she is a good bird. I wasnt sure if i posted in the right place so feel free to move it if its not right. Thanks again....Jay

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 Post subject: Re: Wyandotte??
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you would expect at that age for her to be getting close to adult size, but i had bantam partridge wyandottes, the gold version of what you are describing, and they were quite small birds in the body.

are you sure she is 26 weeks old?

do you mean silver pencilled (her feathers don't look like she is) or a silver laced (still not quite the right pattern but closer than silver pencilled)?

a very pretty little bird.

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I hate to be s downer but if this is a silver pencil wyandotte, my money would be on Chickadee not laying any eggs but probably learning to crow before very long.

http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/ ... Wyand.html and look at the pics of the silver penciled roos.

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 Post subject: Re: Wyandotte??
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:nail: :oops: :oops: i didn't even think of it being a rooster :bolt: with that feather pattern and some white still on the front it could be a pullet breeding silver pencilled wyandotte............i think a cockerel breeder should be all black on the front with no silver at all.

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Hi, yes im sure she is 26 weeks. I hatched her here from eggs i bought and she was the only one from the dozen that hatched. I know she is a funny colour, i have a few other silver penciled chooks and she looks nothing like them thats why i thought i would ask her colour. She is so pretty it doesnt bother me either way and one if the cutest little chooks i have seen!
I am pretty certain she is a she, i would assume by 26 weeks she would be crowing??

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I have partridge which are the gold version of silver pencils - that much red and development on the face, the black front with silver on the front, beetle green on the black and what looks like the start of saddle feathers... well, I wouldn't mind being wrong since but in my yard he'd be a young pullet breeding roo.

FWIW mine don't start crowing until quite late so I wouldn't use that as a mark either.

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I will say for definite that you will NEVER get an egg from that bird. What you have is a pulleet breeding cockerel as suggested. Not a bad looking bird from what I could see and I really like the leg colour.


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Oh NO!! Oh well, i guess as long as he stays quiet i will try to keep him here!! Im not supposed to have any roos so im pushing it with one!! Hes still as cute as a button!!

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jayborox wrote:
Oh NO!! Oh well, i guess as long as he stays quiet i will try to keep him here!! Im not supposed to have any roos so im pushing it with one!! Hes still as cute as a button!!


:lol: oh dear, never mind Jay, youre right, he is as cute as a button.... always the way though isnt it? one hatches, has to be a rooster! :roll:


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Cant i just live in denial?? :shock: Maybe it will be a girl, even if it crows?? :help: ok ok im loosing it!! :yipee:

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jayborox wrote:
Cant i just live in denial?? :shock: Maybe it will be a girl, even if it crows?? :help:



hey, i know plenty of people who live like that... :lol: :bolt:


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Got to agree with all others that have id'd this little bird as a boy. I have a shed full all like him and crowing their heads off.

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 Post subject: Re: Wyandotte??
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Hmm Jay - I have a feeling that you might be sorry you asked! :lol:

I hope he stays quiet a bit longer for you. :)


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