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Dark Brown Leghorns? Light Brown Leghorns?

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What is the difference in Dark Brown Leghorns and Light Brown Leghorns? Pictures may be the most helpful wink
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The dark brown leghorns are much darker than the light. The light brown leghorn female has a salmon breast. There are probably photos on Feathersite.

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The dark brown leghorns are much darker than the light. The light brown leghorn female has a salmon breast. There are probably photos on Feathersite.


Here is a pic of a light brown leghorn rooster that I got from feathersite,
I should go get more pics.....
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/19900_brown_lrooster.jpg

This is the light brown leghorn hen...
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/19900_lbrlegf.jpeg

this is the dark brown leghorn rooster...
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/19900_legdkbrm.jpeg

now for the dark brown leghorn hen...
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/19900_legdkbrf.jpeg

I personally think the light brown leghorn rooster is much prettier!!
Hope these pics help!


Edited by Mourningdove - 6/19/09 at 8:48am
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Breeding Large Fowl Single and Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds to APA Standard


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Thanks for the replies smile I now know that I have Light Brown Leghorn hens, I just have to find out if that is what the Rooster is I am looking at buying big_smile

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