Wyandotte breed had its origin in the United States. It is said to have got its name from a native American tribe called the 'Wendat'. This breed is considered as a dual-purpose breed. They lay around 200 eggs in a year. Wyandotte is categorized as a large chicken breed. The male can weigh up to 8 ½ lbs and the female up to 6 lbs. The bantam version weighs up to 3 or 3 ½ lbs. Crossing a number of breeds like the Silver Sebrights, Silver Spangled Hamburg, and Cochins and Pekins gave the Wyandotte its different markings and colorings.
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These chickens are quite round and they are commonly called as the bird of curves with each of the curves clearly defined. A rose comb, clean yellow legs and softer feathers are a few of the physical attributes of this breed. The feathers are often laced giving this breed an exotic appearance. Wattles are a dark, deep red color.
The first Wyandotte to be accepted into the Standard of Perfection in 1883 was the Silver Laced Wyandotte. There are a total of seventeen known colors, including the most famous golden laced the original silver laced, silver pencilled, blue laced, lavender, buff, partridge, black and pure white.