About Wyandotte Chickens

Wyandotte Chickens

The Wyandotte is a breed of chicken that was developed in the United States in the 1870s. It is named after the Wyandot Native American tribe. Wyandottes are known for their hardiness, docile temperament, and good egg-laying abilities. They are popular with small farmers and backyard chicken keepers due to their adaptability to a variety of environments and their calm, friendly disposition.

Wyandottes come in many different color varieties, including silver, golden, blue, black, and white. They have a distinctive, rounded appearance, with a full breast and broad back. They have a single comb, which is a row of points on top of their head, and red earlobes.

Wyandottes are considered dual-purpose chickens, which means they are bred for both egg production and meat production. They are good egg layers, producing around 200 large, brown eggs per year. They are also good meat birds, with a plump, meaty body and a relatively short growing period.

  • Primary Use: Meat/Eggs
  • Egg production: 180-200 Yearly
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Temperament: Calm
  • Recognized Variety: Black, Blue, Buff, White
  • Egg Color: Light brown
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