Their plumage is snow white from the clean, outer feathers clear to the fluff next to their yellow skin. These, with the deep, well rounded bodies, make an ideal bird for dressing. The cockerels acquire a plumpness and finish earlier than many heavy breeds. With their rose combs they can stand cold weather very well, and flocks of this variety are excellent for northern climates. The hens lay a high quality, brown-shelled egg and lots of them. The White Wyandottes are a wonderful dual purpose fowl for the production of both meat and eggs.