17 Week Old Leghorns, What Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by moali99, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. moali99

    moali99 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have these 2 leghorns. Both related and 17 weeks old.1 has a really large floppy comb and the other has a bit smaller but firmer and straight up comb. They both look like males to me but im just not sure because they both have 2 different types of combs. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Both male and female Leghorns get pretty big combs. They both have same type of comb (single). Need a full body shot to be sure, but I don't see any male hackle feathers around their necks. I'm pretty sure they are both female and will be laying soon.
     
  3. chicksurreal

    chicksurreal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed, a full body picture would be helpful. We have Brown Leghorn hens that have very large combs for their body size.
     
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  5. moali99

    moali99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all your replies. I don't have any recent full body shots off the leghorns but I have one from about a month ago which still looks the same as they are now.
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'd guess hens - I don't see any hackle or saddle feathers on either but the side view was probably taken too early to show that.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

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    Could you get one of the tail?
     

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