18 weeks old, Pearl-White Leghorn from Murray McMurray

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AmsoilJim, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. AmsoilJim

    AmsoilJim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First time with chickens and I purchased 5 Pearl-White Leghorn and 10 Cornish Rock X and the threw in a free rare bread. All were purchased as females except for the freebie... which turned out to be a male Cuckoo Maran. All the Cornish Rocks X were butchered at 10 week and now I have 4 Pearl-White Leghorns left and the Cuckoo Maran.
    Still waiting for eggs but I'm not sure how this works with it being fall now.

    Any way so I am wondering is if any of them are cockerels.

    This is the one i am most curious about... as it has the largest comb of the 4 of them. I thought I had other pictures of all of them but when I pulled them up on here a couple didn't turn out.
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    here is the Cuckoo Maran
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    All your Leghorns look like pullets.

    That first girl looks closest to laying, but still a month or so out from the looks of her comb. It needs to get bright red and plump, indicating sexual maturity and thus..eggs!
     
  3. AmsoilJim

    AmsoilJim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah thank you for the reply. I was curious about why their combs were not red yet. Thank you for the info
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    My Coop
    White Leghorn pullets
    Cuckoo Marans cockerel
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Your leghorns are all pullets. [​IMG]
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. :eek:)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    me too!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Leghorns all look like pullets to me. The Marans is a cockerel.
     

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