Pure Breeds

The Wyandotte is an American breed of chicken developed in the 1870s. It was named for the indigenous Wyandot people of North America. The Wyandotte is regarded as a dual-purpose breed, kept for its brown eggs and its yellow-skinned meat.

Primary use: dual-purpose meat/eggs
Egg production (annual): 200
Egg size: Large
Temperament: Docile
Recognized variety stocked: Silver Laced, Gold Laced, Silver Pencilled and White
Egg color: Brown, Tan

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