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My guess is Speckled Sussex.
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My Flock: (2) Dark Brahmas, (1) Black Australorp, (2) Golden Sebrights, (1) Old English Game Bantam, (3) Old English Game/Golden Sebright Crosses, (3) Easter Eggers

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While SS get more white as they get older, this boy has pretty solid white "underpants" rather than the large splotching of the Speckled Sussex...

 

My thought was possibly Exchequer Leghorn...but if his legs are pink/white, that won't be it either as he would need yellow legs.

 

He probably fits an SS mostly....just has way more white underneath than most or is an older bird that has gained a lot more white.

 

Or he may be a mottled something...or simply a mix.

 

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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Originally Posted by Lady of McCamley View Post
 

While SS get more white as they get older, this boy has pretty solid white "underpants" rather than the large splotching of the Speckled Sussex...

 

My thought was possibly Exchequer Leghorn...but if his legs are pink/white, that won't be it either as he would need yellow legs.

 

He probably fits an SS mostly....just has way more white underneath than most or is an older bird that has gained a lot more white.

 

Or he may be a mottled something...or simply a mix.

 

LofMc

Agreed

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

--William Shakespeare

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