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Wyandottes:

Wyandottes are a favorite amongst backyard flock owners for their dependable egg laying, easygoing nature, hardiness, and the great variety of beautiful feather patterns available. Silver Penciled, Golden Laced, Blue, Columbian and White Wyandottes are all rather rare.

Chicken Breed Info:Purpose: Dual Purpose
Comb: Rose
Broodiness: Frequent
Climate Tolerance: Cold
General Egg Info:Productivity: High
Size: Large
Color: Brown
Breed Temperament:Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties:Golden laced, silver laced, colubian, buff, partrige, silver penciled, blue, and blue laced red

Chicken Breed History:

The Wyandotte orriganted in the U.S. in the 1870′s. Wyandottes were made in Massachusetts, Michigan, and New York by 4 breeders. they we first called American Sebrights. they we made of mostlySebrights and cochins, experts agree that brahmas and spangled hamburgs were used in making the breed.

Chicken Breed Comments / Experience:

Wyandottes are very good egg layers even in winter! they make a good table bird, and a dressed Wyandotte is nearly proportional to a modern Cornish rock X. the most common colors of Wyandottes are Colobian and silver laced. Wyandottes are often showed, they make up most of the bantam clean leg class at shows! wyandottes are very docile and mellow, my 5 week old will fall asleep in my hands if i pick her up! she is soooooo friendly! she loves to be pet! i HIGHLY recomend this breed!

Golden Laced :

Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed:

WYANDOTTE Class- American Standard-Bantam Comb Type- Red/Rose Skin/Foot Color- Yellow Wattles- oblong, Red Earlobes- Red medium size Clean/Feathered Feet- Clean Number of Toes- 4 Other Physical Characteristics- Egg Color- Light brown to rich brown Weight- Cockle 8 lbs. Pullet 6 lbs. Bantams Cockle 30 oz, Pullet 26 oz Conservation Study- Recovering Cold Hardness- Extremely cold hardy Broody/Mothering Ability- Infrequently/Excellent mothers General Temperament- Clam but can be aggressive Additional Notes- Dual purpose, can lay 150 – 220 eggs a year. Mature quickly, adaptable to confinement or free range. I have 3 Golden Laced, and 2 are friendly and 1 is aggressive to other chickens and if Im if getting eggs, she is in the nest she will pick at me,and growl

Silver-laced

Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed:

 

The Silver-laced Wyandotte is an American dual-purpose breed with a rose comb, although occasionally a bird with a single comb is seen. The hens weigh about six pounds. It lays a light brown egg, about 200 a year. Wyandottes do well in cool or warm climates. My Silver-laced Wyandotte hen is a calm, docile bird. She does not seek out affection, but if I pick her up and set her on my lap she won’t get down unless I put her down. She likes having her wattles stroked and she likes to be stroked on her head and back. She is quiet. She is the dominant hen in my flock of three birds, but she is an easy-going boss.

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