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WYANDOTTES

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cherrychicken, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it seems like a lot of people on here don't like wyandottes. why? i did a search to find which chicken is right for me and i got wyandottes. they seem pretty and are good egg layers what is wrong with them?
     
  2. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like wyandottes. I think that they're beautiful and generally sweet and good tempered. There's nothing wrong with them, In my opinion :)
     
  3. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the opinion! [​IMG]
     
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  4. anniepan

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    I Love them!! ours are fab and wouldnt have any others!! hy wouldnt anyone else like them!! [​IMG]
     
  5. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    idk?
     
  6. Jades Chickens

    Jades Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am not sure I can answer your question. I don't think there is anything wrong with wyandottes. I actually think they are good chickens. We had a golden laced hen that was a good layer. She didn't lay as large as eggs a rhode island reds though. Unbeknown to us she layed up a clutch of eggs in the woods and hatched some chicks. We didn't even know until she came clucking out of the woods with them. The chicks were glw crossed whith rir. One of the chicks ended up being a very handsome rooster. I think he looked better than glw or rir roosters. Well all that to say I like wyandottes. I do think they are a little smaller, at least ours were, and lay a little smaller egg than Rhode island reds or barred rocks.
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Lots of members on here have wyandottes. I have white wyandottes. I want Katy's blue laced red wyandottes. Cyn, has silverlaced and gold laced wyandottes - lovely girls. I have never heard anyone say bad things about wyandottes. One of my wyandottes hatched RIR chicks. [​IMG]

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  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    My hatchery Wyandottes were and are great girls. They are not as curious and personable as say, my Barred Rocks, but they have their own personalities and charm. They have these little girls voices and chat quietly alot, which is quite different than my other breeds. Out of my original three SLWs, only Violet is still living. However, I did buy two more SLW pullet chicks to put under a broody and a GLW pullet to keep a single hatched chick company, so I must like them, huh? [​IMG]
     
  9. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool! i just remember there being a least favorite chicken thread and thought a lot of people said wyandottes... maybe not...
     
  10. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have wyandotte bantams. 2 things about them that I like are:

    friendliness of the cochin bantams--(Mine sit in my DD lap while she hand feeds them); but have much more energy to roam yard to eat bugs. Altho they don't have the energy of OEG that are hard to keep in pens.

    Plus the rose comb (my favorite comb) handles Indiana winters well.
     

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