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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 (49)
Shadster
Talk about egg layers! The Wyandottes I raised were n...
Review by: Shadster (4) today
  • Currently 100
5.00
starletblue
Wyandottes are a beautiful breed for your flock. Thei...
Review by: starletblue (14) 13 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.50
1 photo
ColeAP
Gold-laced Wyandottes are my third favorite breed. I ...
Review by: ColeAP (15) 13 days ago
  • Currently 100
1.75
1 photo
austinh17
These chickens are great at foraging and being free r...
Review by: austinh17 (3) updated 19 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
heavenleighann4
Let me start off with, we love our chickens and they ...
Review by: heavenleighann4 (4) 30 days ago
  • Currently 100
5.00

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