The Columbian Wyandotte

The Standard for the Columbian Wyandotte


Male and Female plumage: Pearl-white with black markings. Primaries(wing) black or black edged with white; secondaries black inner web and white outer. The male’s neck hackle broadly striped with intense black down the centre of each feather, such stripe entirely surrounded by a clearly defined white margin and finishing with a decided white point (free from black outer edgeing or tips). Saddle hackle white. Tail glossy green-black, coverts either laced or not with white. The female’s hackle bright intense black each feather entirely surrounded by a white margin. Tail feathers black except top pair which may or may not be laced with white. Remainder(in both sexes) white, entirely free of ticking, with slate or blue-white undercolour.

Serious defects (which should be heavily penalised): These include badly crooked breast bone, coarseness, Inactivity. Excess of feather. Overhanging eyebrows. Crooked toes. Brown undercolour. Green eyes.

Serious defects in all colours

Any feathers on shanks or toes. Permanent white or yellow in ear-lobe covering more than one third of its surface. Comb other than rose, or falling over to one side, or so large as to obstruct the sight. Shanks other than yellow, except in mature birds, which may shade to light straw. Any deformity.

Columbian Wyandotte bantams

Columbian pullets
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