What is the difference between Wyandottes and Barnevelders?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Elzy, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Elzy

    Elzy Out Of The Brooder

    What is the difference between Wyandottes and Barnevelders, except that they are two different breeds. They look quit similar to me. Is one friendlier than the other? Can someone please tell me?
     
  2. Apdeb

    Apdeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Elzy i am new to chickens i have 9 purebred Barnevelders i got from fossil rock farm
    They are great docile really like pet dogs they come when i call them
    They are almost 3 months old. It would help to advise you if we knew where you are located!!!
     
  3. Elzy

    Elzy Out Of The Brooder

    I am located in New Zealand, Wellington Region, as it should say on under my avatar, it as not the most commonly known of places but you know there you are :) I have had my eye on Barnevelders for a while and heard they are friendlier than the Wyandottes. Thankyou for your feed back it is greatly appreciated :)
     
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  4. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barnevelders are single combed and double laced.
    Wyandottes are rose combed and single laced, among other colors.

    The curve of the tail differs also.

    Dutch LF barnevelder roosters can be mean.
     
  5. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    I have Barnevelders. They are great. Quite friendly & easy to handle. Good layers. They come when I call & follow me around like puppies. I really like this breed.
     
  6. Elzy

    Elzy Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks guys I think I'm already liking the Barnevelders better :D
     
  7. Apdeb

    Apdeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Smart kiwi[​IMG]
     

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