Chickens for Backyards has Silver Laced Wyandotte baby chicks for sale online at unbeatable prices. Continue reading to learn more about this unique breed.
The Silver Laced Wyandotte chicken breed is the most popular of the Wyandotte chicken variety and a great American heritage chicken breed. This breed originated in the early 1870s in New York State. It’s a top choice for pastured poultry, free range chickens and pet chickens. The Silver Laced Wyandotte breed is also a great choice for backyard chicken enthusiasts due to their striking appearance and consistent production.
The Silver Laced Wyandotte’s boast white feathers that are bordered by black creating the lacing appearance they are named for. Some owners will occasionally trim and clean their tail feathers which are black and fluffy, in order to prevent matting. As a result of their pea combs, Silver Laced Wyandotte breeds are very cold hardy birds. Like many breeds, however, they prefer to be nestled in their cozy chicken coops in extremely cold weather. The Silver Laced Wyandotte produces approximately 200 brown eggs throughout the year. The color of the eggs are tinted light brown and are medium to large in size. Silver Laced Wyandotte chickens are excellent to raise for eggs.Fully developed hens can weigh about 6 pounds; they can also be broody and make great mothers. Fully developed roosters can weight up to 7 ½ pounds.
|Egg Color||Brown||Hardiness||Very Cold Hardy|
|Egg Production||Very Good||Hen Weight||6 lbs|
|Personality||Generally Gentle||Rooster Weight||7 1/2 lbs|
About Your Ship Date:
We will email a ship date to you within 5 days of placing your order. Your chicks will arrive 1 to 3 days after that ship date. You should receive a phone call from your local post office upon delivery and we recommend you pick them up immediately upon notification.
Please note: the requested month to ship is subject to change based on availability.
Live Chick Guarantee
We guarantee your ordered number of birds arrive healthy and true to breed. Please contact us immediately should any losses or variances to your order occur, this guarantee is only for the safe and live delivery of your poultry. Any loss must be reported to Chickens for Backyards within 3 days of receipt for any adjustment to be made. Reshipments are subject to availability and minimum shipping requirements. If eligible, we will reship only once. Reimbursements are limited to the cost of the birds and will not include shipping charges.
Cancellations & Changes
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