is a chicken breed originating in the United States. The first examples of the breed
appeared in 1870s. Wyandottes are a docile, dual-purpose breed kept for
their brown eggs and for meat. They appear in a wide variety of color
patterns, and are popular show birds. The Wyandotte lays pale brown or
tan eggs and usually has a white ring of feathers around its neck.
Wyandotte hens are devoted mothers.
The Wyandotte is a medium sized bird with a rose comb and clean legs. The chicke
n feathers are broad and loosely fitting. The area around the vent is very fluffy.
The legs are yellow, although some silver laced may have grey.
The Wyandotte is a breed that suits both free range and confinement in a run. Hens occasionally become broody. They are also very vocal, uttering soft clucks on a regular basis.
The breed has been noted for being incredibly friendly, and combined
with their easy maintainability are a favorite with those new to raising
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