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Columbian Colored Birds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Connorrm, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Songster

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    I'm not sure what to call the color - white with the black markings. It's on Light Brahmas, Columbian Wyandottes, etc;

    Which breed is good for being gentle, a good flock member, and a good layer? I really want to add some color to my flock!
     

  2. GotGame

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    I know a lot of people love columbian wyandottes. A good friend has some, they are very nice and I think would fit the bill nicely.
     
  3. Moonkit

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    Here's my young pullet, Kerowyn:

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    I find her to be very affectionate, curious, and active. She does show streaks of dominance towards her flockmates though.
     
  4. Connorrm

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    Wondering if I should try to find local, here in NY. I only want a few but it would be nice to get some that are bred locally.

    I do like the idea of them, the rose combs would be nice for winter for sure!
     
  5. Connorrm

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    Moonkit! She's so pretty!
     
  6. Moonkit

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    Quote:Thank you! She isn't laying yet and is still one of the smallest in the flock (about half the size of the silver laced wyandotte pullets I have). Also, she seems to be the most independent. She's the most likely to be foraging alone out of the lot.
     
  7. sjarvis00

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    Quote:You will find that the Col. Wyandotte is more difficult to locate than a Light Brahma, either are a good choice for long term layers and very docile natured.
    Here are a few Pics.
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