Columbian Wyandottes are an unusual and attractive variety. They have the same deep, well rounded bodies and close set comb of all Wyandottes, and are of medium size. Appearance is handsome with white bodies, and contrasting neck, tail, and wing plumage which are black with silvery white edging. Their nice yellow skin and plump bodies make them easy to dress and they lay brown eggs. This variety was first exhibited at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, and got their name in that way. Baby chicks are a creamy white and some have dark gray shading on the back.
Beautiful hens!I ordered two CW hens they are both very lovely and follow me everywhere. Last night I couldn't find "Betty" and went searching EVERYWHERE including the garden and orchard. I finally found her under the peach tree setting on a clutch of 20 eggs! Surprised? You bet! Do I mind? Not at all. Just wish we had a rooster so they could hatch.
very docileWe ordered one of these as a mix for our first flock. This little girl now 1 yr old has been deemed "chicken peck me butt" by my son. She tends to follow you around she does not peck as my son claims she is just extremely friendly and oddly enough thoroughly enjoys a good petting.