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Wyandotte Chicken

Wyandotte Chicken

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: United States

History: The Wyandotte Chicken is a friendly dual-purpose heritage breed which is distinguished by its handsome feather colors.

According to the Wyandotte Breeders of America, "The Wyandotte breed is named for a Native American tribe in New York State. It is one of the original American breeds developed in the 1800's along with the Dominiques, Plymouth Rocks, and Rhode Island Reds. The original Wyandotte was the Silver Laced variety developed in New York in 1865 and accepted in the APA Standard in 1883."

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
calm, excellent winter layers, cold weather, excellent farmstead, great mousers
Challenging:
henpecking, smallish egg
Interesting:
red white partridge, golden laced wyandottes, Penciled, chocolate cream partridge, gold wynadottes
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.5 (27)
MaryW
I worked with Silver-Laced Wyandottes various times w...
Review by: MaryW (44) 12 days ago
  • Currently 100
2.00
1 photo
Assela
Wyeandotte chickens are some of the best to raise for...
Review by: Assela (4) April 16, 2014 11:23
  • Currently 100
3.50
1 photo
kansa
This is a medium weight, dual purpose fowl for meat a...
Review by: kansa (18) April 01, 2014 15:15
  • Currently 100
2.25
1 photo
ashleemae
I think Wyandottes are the nicest looking birds aroun...
Review by: ashleemae (10) January 19, 2014 20:14
  • Currently 100
5.00
pigshowman
I have had silver laced, golden laced, and blue laced...
Review by: pigshowman (4) updated December 07, 2013 02:29
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 comment
5 photos

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