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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 (38)
TheLittlePotato
I raised 3 Wyandottes on a very small city yard, and ...
Review by: TheLittlePotato (4) 17 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
HeleneMarie
For the past three years I have been maintaining a fl...
Review by: HeleneMarie (36) January 19, 2015 21:33
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo
manderson
These chicken are not only beautiful but they are gre...
Review by: manderson (8) January 17, 2015 13:59
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
Nicodoglover
I loved having Fancy as one of my flock, and she was ...
Review by: Nicodoglover (1) January 07, 2015 08:56
  • Currently 100
3.50
1 photo
aubreyc
I've had about ten of these chickens over the past co...
Review by: aubreyc (8) updated January 05, 2015 21:37
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo

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