The Breed I have seen & really like is

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Reg, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Reg

    Reg Songster

    Jan 6, 2011
    The Wyandotte

    But there does not seem to be many about in the uk,

    Is this a rare breed ?

    Is it used as an egg layer ?

    Should i be able to get point of lay Wyandotte ?

    I love the black & brown birds with gold flecks.


  2. chickensbythesea

    chickensbythesea Chirping

    Jan 1, 2011
    I can't speak for the rarity in the UK, but they're definitely not that hard to find, good dual purpose birds stateside. They lay reliably and frequently, usually they don't slow down in winter either.

    I checked it out and you can buy week old some chicks for 8 Euro each from perfect poultry in 4 different colors. I don't know if this is tremendously expensive for chicks there (would be here), but that seems to be their flat rate for any breed.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2011
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wyandottes are quite common here. They do lay well and are hardy in heat and cold. I liked mine.
  4. cybercat

    cybercat Songster

    May 22, 2007
    Greeneville, Tn
    Try a UK chicken show. You should find a breeder there.

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