Barred Wyandotte (Large Fowl)



 

 

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Please Note: We are currently out of stock of the Barred Wyandotte (Large Fowl).

Barred Wyandotte (Large Fowl) Breed Information

Our birds where purchased from a top breeder in Holland whom scored an impressive result in one of Europe’s top shows. They are of fantastic type and have good yellow legs and are big boned birds which are fantastic to look at.

THE NATIONAL 2011 – STONELEIGH
BARRED WYANDOTTE COCKEREL 2ND
BARRED WYANDOTTE HEN 3RD

FEDERATION 2011 – STAFFORD
BARRED WYANDOTTE COCKEREL 2ND
BARRED WYANDOTTE HEN 2ND (RESERVE CHAMPION WYANDOTTE)

THE NATIONAL 2010 – STONELEIGH
BARRED WYANDOTTE COCKEREL 1ST
BARRED WYANDOTTE HEN 1ST (RESERVE WYANDOTTE CHAMPION – CHAMPIONS ROW)

FEDERATION 2010 – STAFFORD
BARRED WYANDOTTE COCKEREL 1ST
BARRED WYANDOTTE HEN 2ND (RESERVE CHAMPION WYANDOTTE)

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We are a member of the Wyandotte Club and keep abreast of all the latest news regarding this breed. This helps us maintain our high standards and great show results with this breed. You can also become a member of this club for under £10 per year. By joining you will receive an annual newsletter and year book. You will also receive a Rules and Standard for breeding quality Wyandottes, a members list, history of the breed information and this way you will be helping to encourage and improve the breeding of Wyandottes for exhibition and utility purposes as well as having access to assistance from expert breeders. The club will keep you posted with all the latest information and show results regarding this breed. For more information on how to join contact us.

Barred Wyandotte (Large Fowl) Breed Characteristics

Origin: Ohio, USA. First bred by F.J. Marshall and F.M. Clemens in 1885 and declared a breed by American Poultry Standard or Perfection (APSP) 1893.
Classification: Heavy, Soft feathered Egg Colour: Tinted
General Characteristics:
Carriage: Graceful, well balanced, alert and active but docile.
Type: Body short with well rounded sides. Broad and short back. Breast full, broad and round. Medium sized wings which are nicely folded to the side. Medium sized tail which is full and spread at the base. Main feather are carried upright, sickles of medium length.
Head: Short and broad. Beak is stout and well curved. Eyes are prominent. The comb is rose coloured and evenly set on the head being medium in height and width; gradually tapering towards the back and terminating in a definite spike (leader) which follows the curve of the neck. Face is smooth and fine in texture. Ear-lobes are oblong. Wattles are medium length and fine in texture.
Neck: Medium in length and well arched with a full hackle.
Legs & Feet: Thighs are medium in length and well covered in soft, fluffy, close and silky feathers. Shanks are medium in length, strong and well rounded. The shanks are free of feathers and fluff. Four straight and well spread toes.
Plumage: Fairly close and silky and not too abundant or fluffy.
Colour: Equal width of black (with a beetle-green sheen) and white bars, clear cut and horizontal, carried to the skin and finished with a black tip. It is important that there is a sharpness in the barring and that there should be an overall flow marking a distinct pattern over the body. Undercolour barred to the skin with as many bars as possible. Any black or white feathers in wings or body is a disqualification.

Weight: Large Fowl Cock: Not less than 9lb (4.08kg) Cockerel: Not less than 8lb (3.62kg) Hen: Not less than 7lb (3.17kg) Pullet: Not less than 6lb (2.72kg)

What Our Customers Say About Our Barred Wyandottes (Large Fowl)

“I’m a bit late in writing this feedback but better late than never, Around a year ago I purchased 12 Barred wyandotte hatching eggs from Steve,these eggs arrived quickly and safely, out of the 12 eggs (which i received via royal mail ) 11 candled fertile and 10 hatched, these birds showed the quality that can only be gained from top breeders such as Cheshire poultry. Cheshire poultry truly are 1 of the best in the UK at what they do, i would (and have) recommend you to anyone, thanks a million.”

Ryan McLaren Excellent

“Collected 6 mixed Wyandotte (as above) yesterday as day olds. As to be expected from someone who takes their poultry as seriously as Steve, the chicks are in excellent health and condition. Travelled well and settled in perfectly. One day later and all is very well. Many thanks.”

Nigel Swindell Excellent

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