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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:
silverlaced Wyandotte, excellent farmstead, Excellent foragers, cold weather, egg layers
Challenging:
henpecking, smallish egg, little flightier
Interesting:
red white partridge, golden laced wyandottes, chocolate cream partridge, gold wynadottes, Penciled
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.1 (50)
SanderHLL
This is a chicken which lays large eggs, this did com...
Review by: SanderHLL (4) July 13, 2015 11:31
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo
Shadster
Talk about egg layers! The Wyandottes I raised were n...
Review by: Shadster (4) July 07, 2015 02:54
  • Currently 100
5.00
starletblue
Wyandottes are a beautiful breed for your flock. Thei...
Review by: starletblue (14) June 24, 2015 16:37
  • Currently 100
4.50
1 photo
ColeAP
Gold-laced Wyandottes are my third favorite breed. I ...
Review by: ColeAP (15) June 24, 2015 15:46
  • Currently 100
1.75
1 photo
austinh17
These chickens are great at foraging and being free r...
Review by: austinh17 (3) updated June 18, 2015 10:39
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo

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