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Bantam Laced Wyandotte Chickens

Stunning Bantam Laced Wyandotte Chickens For Sale

Introduction to Bantam Wyandotte Chickens

The Laced Bantam Wyandotte’s feather pattern is truly beautiful, not only are they gorgeous little beings, they have bags of character. They are cheeky and inquisitive little birds, excellent in a smaller back garden coop. They do like human company although they won’t be as cuddly and tame as a Silkie or Pekin they will hand-tame with patience and trust building, they will eat form your palm and follow you about. Their confidence and independence can make them seem a little aloof at times, but they are very beautiful to watch ‘chickening’ about the garden.

Good With Most

This breed will be suited with most other breeds, however, some breeds can bully if in great numbers or put with more delicate breeds, this breed can also manage a mixed flock with larger hybrids or pure breeds.

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Aloof But Friendly

This breed will be very inquisitive and friendly; however, they can seem a little aloof as they do not like being handled too much and will be self-sufficient, they prefer to chicken about doing their own thing.

150-200 Medium Cream PA

This breed will lay up to 2000 medium, cream-coloured eggs per year, they are not known for being overly broody.

More About Laced Bantam Wyandottes

  • Character

  • Suitability

  • History


Bantam Laced Wyandotte hens are generally calm and friendly, but they know their own minds. A bit of a Diva at times their strength of character can sometimes make them seem aloof, but they are very sweet natured and not aggressive with other breeds, they can be hand-tamed over time with trust building and patience.
They make lovely garden hens with their stunning laced markings, they are very striking, they like to forage and free range and will need lots of run enrichment if captive too long.


The Bantam Wyandotte chicken is a good forager who prefers to free range and have their own space, whether in a back garden or open field they are well suited to both. They make wonderful mothers, although not as broody as a Silkie, they will sit and hatch eggs with no real worries. They are suited with most Bantam breeds but can bully Polish hens and other small fluffy birds if in large numbers. They are flight birds and happy to use a ladder or ramp up to their house, they also like to perch and roost, they particularly enjoy a chicken swing.


The Wyandotte is an American breed of chicken developed in the 1870s. It was named for the indigenous Wyandot people of North America. The Wyandotte chicken was created in the United States in the 1870s by four people, H. M. Doubleday, John Ray, L. Whittaker and Fred Houdlette.
The first type was the silver-laced, which was taken to Britain at about 1883.
The bantam variety is a small and compact little bird and very beautiful with stunning lacing throughout. A very good egg layer for a Bantam breed, providing around 200 eggs per year, their eggs are a cream to light brown in colour, they can be a little broody from time to time, they have a life expectancy of up to 10 years.

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