Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte
Origin of the Breed
The Wyandotte originated in the United States.
Characteristics of the the Breed
The Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte is one of the rarest colours of the Wyandotte in Australia. The lacing (which is the edge of the feather) is a beautiful blue colour, contrasted against the rich gold of the feather. A docile dual purpose breed of chicken originating in the United States and is renowned for its round curvy body, it good size and healthy vigor. The Wyandotte is a breed that suits both free range and confinement in a run and is kept for both eggs and meat. Popular pronunciation is Y-an-Dot or Wine-dote.
Wyandottes tend to be quite friendly, healthy and are not flighty, so make good pets for people and are one of the best backyard chooks to keep. They are considered good broodies and are very strong sitters and good mothers.
Hens will lay around 200 eggs a year with an exceptional hen laying around 240 eggs a year. The eggs are light brown or tinted.