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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 (53)
Christal
Winnie, our golden laced Wyandotte, is a strikingly b...
Review by: Christal (7) updated April 08, 2016 08:10
  • Currently 100
2.50
2 photos
Hanne
In all of the time I have kept chickens, the Wyandott...
Review by: Hanne (24) November 21, 2015 06:38
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
absilverthorn
This breed is great for egg laying and are normally f...
Review by: absilverthorn (8) October 08, 2015 07:47
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
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

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