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Silver Laced Wyandotte

$3.15$4.65

The Silver Laced Wyandotte is the original variety of the Wyandotte breed and is the most popular variety of the breed.  It originated in the state of New York where they were first known as “American Sebrights” and “Sebright Cochins”.  In 1883 they were admitted to the Standard of Perfection in the American Class under the name of Silver Laced Wyandottes.  The true origin is unknown; however, Dark Brahmas and Spangled Hamburgs were probably used in the development of this variety.  They are a hardy, active, medium weight, dual-purpose fowl used for production of both eggs and meat, but primarily for eggs.

The close fitting and sharply marked, silver laced plumage is one of the most beautiful color patterns ever developed.  The male and female have a completely different plumage appearance.  The head of the male is silvery white with each feather having a black stripe.  The web of the male’s neck feathers is lustrous, greenish black with a narrow lacing of silvery white.  The male’s back is silvery white in appearance, but the tail is black.  The plumage of the female’s head is silvery gray, and the tail is black. The backs of both males and females are medium in length, broad the entire length and rise with a concave sweep to the tail.  The rose combs of Wyandottes are low and firm on the head, have an oval surface covered with small, rounded points, and taper to a well-defined point that curves to conform to the shape of the skull.  They have yellow shanks and feet.

The chicks are black with white streaks down the back.  The chest and abdomen may be either white or gray, and the wing tips are white.  They have rose combs and clean legs and feet that are yellow, but some may be black or gray.

Approx. 200-260 Large Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 

Available February- September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
6+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
15+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
25+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
50+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
100+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15

There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Description

The Silver Laced Wyandotte is the original variety of the Wyandotte breed and is the most popular variety of the breed.  It originated in the state of New York where they were first known as “American Sebrights” and “Sebright Cochins”.  In 1883 they were admitted to the Standard of Perfection in the American Class under the name of Silver Laced Wyandottes.  The true origin is unknown; however, Dark Brahmas and Spangled Hamburgs were probably used in the development of this variety.  They are a hardy, active, medium weight, dual-purpose fowl used for production of both eggs and meat, but primarily for eggs.

The close fitting and sharply marked, silver laced plumage is one of the most beautiful color patterns ever developed.  The male and female have a completely different plumage appearance.  The head of the male is silvery white with each feather having a black stripe.  The web of the male’s neck feathers is lustrous, greenish black with a narrow lacing of silvery white.  The male’s back is silvery white in appearance but the tail is black.  The plumage of the female’s head is silvery gray and the tail is black. The backs of both males and females are medium in length, broad the entire length and rise with a concave sweep to the tail.  The rose combs of Wyandottes are low and firm on the head, have an oval surface covered with small rounded points, and taper to a well-defined point that curves to conform to the shape of the skull.  They have yellow shanks and feet.

The chicks are black with white streaks down the back.  The chest and abdomen may be either white or gray, and the wing tips are white.  They have rose combs and clean legs and feet that are yellow, but some may be black or gray.

You may also be interested in our Silver Laced Wyandotte Started Pullets.

Approx. 200-260 Large Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 
  • Poultry Show Class: American Class
  • Weights: Hen:  6 1/2 lbs          Rooster:   1/2 lb
  • Purpose and Type: Production, Eggs & Meat
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 200-260 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Medium
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Broody: Setter
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
  • ALBC: Recovering Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.
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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 6, 2023, February 13, 2023, February 20, 2023, February 27, 2023, March 6, 2023, March 13, 2023, March 20, 2023, March 27, 2023, April 3, 2023, April 10, 2023, April 17, 2023, April 24, 2023, May 1, 2023, May 8, 2023, May 15, 2023, May 22, 2023, May 29, 2023, June 5, 2023, June 12, 2023, June 19, 2023, June 26, 2023, July 3, 2023, July 10, 2023, July 17, 2023, July 24, 2023, July 31, 2023, August 7, 2023, August 14, 2023, August 21, 2023, August 28, 2023, September 6, 2023, September 13, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023, October 2, 2023