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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
4.2 (43)
Anniecalkins
I've worked with this breed for many years. The curre...
Review by: Anniecalkins (5) 4 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
BrokenDemon1579
These chickens are great they have no problem with my...
Review by: BrokenDemon1579 (2) 6 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.25
Owly
I chose my Wyandotte chickens because I'd heard they ...
Review by: Owly (14) 6 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.25
1 photo
MCEddyB
Wyandotte chickens are an awesome all around bird. Th...
Review by: MCEddyB (25) April 15, 2015 05:25
  • Currently 100
4.50
1 photo
tygermystyc
Wyandottes are a beautiful dual purpose bird. They ha...
Review by: tygermystyc (22) March 23, 2015 08:35
  • Currently 100
3.75
2 photos

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