Partridge Wyandotte (Large Fowl)



 

 

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

Partridge Wyandotte (Large Fowl) Breed Information

These birds were sourced through Grant Brereton, a top breeder for Partridge Wyandottes in the UK. We are a member of the Partridge & Pencilled 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 Partridge & Pencilled Wyandottes, a members list, history of the breed information and this way you will be helping to encourage and improve the breeding of Partridge & Pencilled 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.

THE NATIONAL 2011 – STONELEIGH
PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTE HEN 1ST
(RESERVE CHAMPION PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTE – CHAMPIONS ROW)

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Origin: Ohio, USA. In 1896 the partridge variety was introduced from America after blending partridge Cochin and Indian Game blood with that of a gold laced. In England this variety has been perfected for markings.

Partridge Wyandotte (Large Fowl) Breed Characteristics

Classification: Heavy: Soft feather Egg Colour: Tinted
General Characteristics: 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: Male : Head is dark orange. Hackles bright orange-yellow, shading to bright lemon-yellow, free from washiness, each feather having a clearly defined glossy black stripe down the middle, not running out at the tip, and free from light shaft. Back and shoulders bright red of a scarlet shade, free from maroon or purple tint. Wing bar solid, glossy black, primaries solid black, free from white; secondaries, rich bay outer web and black inner and end of feather, the rich bay alone showing when the wing is closed. Undercolour black or dark grey,free from white. Breast and fluff metallic-black, free from red or grey ticking. Tail (including sickles and tail coverts) metallic-black, free from white at roots.

Colour: Female Head and hackle rich golden-yellow, the larger feathers finely and clearly pencilled. Breast, back, cushion and wings soft light partridge brown, quite even and free from red or yellow tinge, each feather plentifully and distinctly pencilled with black, the pencilling to follow the form of the feather, and to be even and uniform throughout. Fine, sharply defined pencilling with three or more distinct lines of black is preferred to coarse broad marking, especially in females, in which the pencilling is generally better defined than in pullets. Pencilling that runs into the brown, peppery markings, and uneven, broken or barred pencilling, constitute defects. Light shafts to feathers on breast must be penalised. Fluff brown (same shade as body), pencilled with black on outer web, black on inner web, showing pencilling when the wing is closed. Tail black, with or without brown markings, with clearly pencilled feathers up to point of the tail.
Weight: Large Fowl
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 Partridge Wyandotte (Large Fowl)

“Fantastic quality of two Partridge Wyandottes. Very healthy birds and always high standard of service. Steve’s birds live in a well cared for environment with attention to welfare. Highly recommended to anyone.”

James Rigby Excellent

“Very pleased with my new pair of partridge wyandottes.”

Ian Hornsby Excellent

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