National Geographic : 1927 Apr
© National Geographic Society SILVER LACED WYANDOTTES (LEFT) AND PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTES (RIGHT), DEVELOPED INAMERICA (SEE TEXT, PAGES 448-449) Both fancy breeders and utility poultrymen are partial to the Wyandottes, for they possess many fine points. There arenumerous color combinations in addition to the two varieties depicted by the artist-White, Golden Laced, Buff, Silver Penciled, Columbian, and Black. The plumage ofthePartridge Wyandotte is triple penciled. The standard weights are the same as for the Rhode Island Reds (see preceding page). For studies ofthese handsome feather patterns see pages 388-389.