On Blue Laced Red Wyandottes
From communitychickens.com Breed Profile on the Blue Laced Red Wyandotte:
‘The genetics behind this color pattern can also get a bit confusing to understand because the color pattern doesn’t breed true. Meaning that, when you breed a Blue Laced rooster with a Blue Laced hen, not all the chicks will have the blue laced coloring.
Blue Laced Red Wyandottes have genetic coding to produce three different color offspring.
The Blue: Which is more of a charcoal grey color.
The Splash: The blue feathers are replaced by a white/pale grey.
The Black: These birds have red feathers with black lacing. They look similar to a Gold Laced Wyandotte but the red in the feathers should be rich mahogany. (Think Rhode Island Red.) … See more