Columbian Wyandotte?


10 Years
Nov 2, 2009
North Texas
So, I have been watching this little chicken develop, and I am beginning to think maybe a Columbian Wyandotte since that is one of the possible breeds, but she seems to have a single comb...I guess hatchery stock wyandottes sometimes have single combs...what do you think? Here is the possible breed list, and her latest pictures...also, I am thinking she is looking a bit rooish in these pics... :(

Excuse the mess...I plucked her away from her water for pictures!

Here is a shot of her single comb from when she was a bit smaller.

These are the potential rare breeds from the hatchery: The rest of my order included a speckled Sussex, two easter eggers, a black copper marans, and a white leghorn

  • Buckeye
  • Ancona
  • Easter Egger
  • Ameraucana (Wheaten, Blue, Black, Splash)
  • Black Sumatra
  • Andalusian (Blue, Black, or Splash)
  • Appenzeller Spitzhauben
  • Sicilian Buttercup
  • Salmon Faverolles
  • Golden Campine
  • Buff Chantecler
  • Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
  • Barnevelder
  • Brahma (Buff Brahma, Light Brahma)
  • Marans (Silver Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo, Black Copper, Blue Copper, Blue Splash, White)
  • Dominique
  • Columbian Wyandotte
  • Dark Cornish
  • Cochin
  • Welsummer
  • White Sultan
  • Polish (Assorted colors)
  • Exchequer Leghorn
  • Speckled Sussex
  • Hamburg (Assorted colors)
  • Lakenvelder (Silver, Golden)
  • Partridge Penedesenca
  • Jersey Giant
  • Blue Orpington
  • Silver Grey Dorking
  • Egyptian Fayoumi
  • Black Langshans
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Free Ranging
Premium Feather Member
9 Years
Feb 18, 2011
They don't seem to be on the list, but my first guess would have been Delaware. It does look pretty hefty, so would keep an eye on it as a potential roo.


Hopelessly Addicted
Premium Feather Member
9 Years
Jun 18, 2010
Southern Oregon
I'm glad I'm not alone, cause I looked at it and thought Delaware. That really looks like barring in the hackle/neck feathers, vs the solid dark color you'd see on a colombian bird. The leg color looks a little funky, too. Maybe speckledhen will come along and validate us, she's seen lots of Dellie chicks.

edited--with your choice of pure Ameraucanas, I'm guessing Meyer hatchery, and they do have Delawares. I'm pretty sure that's what you got. Maybe not rare, but a nice all-around bird.
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10 Years
Nov 2, 2009
North Texas
I used mypetchicken (which is somehow related to meyer, but the time I ordered meyer birds, they were weak, and many died). I have never had a problem with them, and yes, I thought it looked like a delaware too...I even saved the pics in my computer as delaware 1 2 and 3, but then realize that was not on the list of possibles according to the hatchery list. I also think she looks like a potential he, especially next to my white leghorn, who has NO color in her comb yet, but I have learned to seems like in this phase, it is quite difficult to guess their genders. Many I was certain were roos turned out to be pullets once they got some more age to them. So, for now, it seems as if we all think (s)he is a Delaware, huh? lol

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