The Silver Laced Wyandotte is a beautiful big, fluffy breed, well known for their docile behavior and laying abilities. A great choice for the backyard flock!
Production: Silver Laced Wyandottes lay 200 light brown eggs per given year. An exceptional hen can lay up to 240 eggs, but it depends on its strain.
Temperament: This breed is known to be quite docile and make wonderful setters and mothers. They are perfect for the city or subdivision that require only hens.
History: The Silver Laced Wyandotte is one of the original breeds that were developed in America in the 1800s. This variety was the original wyandotte developed in New York in 1865. This breed and variety was accepted in the American Poultry Association in 1883.
Colors: The Silver Laced Wyandotte has white feathers with black edges to every feather to form a lace effect. They have yellow legs. At four weeks of age they will still have some down feathers, and continue to grow their beautiful feathers throughout their juvenile and adult stages.
Livestock Conservancy Status: Recovering
Weights: Rooster 8.5, Hen 6.5 lbs, Cockerel 7.5 lbs, Pullet 5.5 lbs
APA Class: American