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Getting Started

  1. Why Wyandottes?
  2. One Judge's Perspective: the Snowy Call
  3. Calls: Are We Perfecting Them to a Dead End?
  4. Chick Raising 101
  5. Pet Peeves of a Veteran Exhibitor
  6. New- Random Thoughts on Breeding Philosophy and Many Other Topics
  7. Frequently Asked Questions About Poultry Shows
  8. It has Been a Great Ride
  9. It Has Been a Great Ride Pt2
  10. Ashbrook's Notes on Fitting Chickens for Shows
  11. It Has Been a Great Ride Pt 3
  12. Avoiding Pitfalls
  13. So, My Duck (or Goose) is Laying Eggs- Now What?
  14. A Return of the Urban Chicken
  15. A Range Shelter will Keep Showbirds Fresh
  16. The Leg Color Problem in Embden Geese
  17. Raising Ducklings and Goslings Step-By-Step
  18. Zimmerman Bantam Duck Brooder
  19. Winter Equipment Maintenance
  20. Wyandotte Type Illustrations
  21. Winter Flock Maintenance
  22. Using Artificial Lighting to Stimulate Egg Production

Wyandotte Type Illustrations

Wyandotte type5

Lacks symmetry. Long in back, poor tail shape, tail breaks abruptly.

Wyandotte Type2
Lacks fullness of breast and depth of body.

Wyandotte Type4
Short in back, too much fluff, loose feathered (cochiny).

Ideal Wyandotte Type
This illustration demonstrates ideal Wyandotte type. It is an illustration of how a well balanced bird actually relates to a circle.

Originally published: 12-06-2006
Last updated: 03-03-2008