Breeding mottled and Self Wyandottes from the same pen
The spangled are now breeding fairly true with quite a few even having yellow legs. There are few more willow and darker legs than I’d like but spangles and yellow legs are beginning to come together.
I am particularly impressed with their temperament. They are calm and friendly .
Millefleur Wyandotte cockerels bred from my stock by Cathy Burton. I love this collection of young cockerels, they are so bright and beautiful and have been enjoying having them running round the garden this summer – they beat growing flowers! They are for sale. Some millefleur Wyandotte Bantam pullets also for sale. Continue reading Millefleur Cockerels
Tolbunt, means approximately “jazzy”. It is a combination of mottling and a pattern usually lacing as in this pullet. A lovely broad pullet with great set of tail and a good addition to breed blue into Tolbunts or Millefleur. She is for sale. Cockerels also available.
Smart Tolbunt Wyandottes
My tolbunt hens seem to get better with age; the hens often look better than the pullets. The barred tolbunts look very smart. Very bold black and white, it seems to work better than laced tolbunts. Sometimes they have a bit of black spangled pattern about them which all helps to make this tolbunt a dramatic pattern.
30 Chicks and No Broody
I was really panicking because I had 30 chicks hatch and no broody Continue reading Broody Hen to the Rescue
I had a lovely hatch of 30 chicks, several expected varieties,
spangled, black mottled, chocolate mottled, blue mottled, silver pencilled, blue silver, partridge and a complete surprise Continue reading 2016 Unexpected Wyandotte Chick
Partridge Wyandottes are a particularly beautiful variety. Silver pencilled is the silver version of partridge. Both colours also occur in a blue version. They are productive, excellent layers of good size eggs and make characterful pets.