2 new hens and not a clue!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Brittany0309, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Brittany0309

    Brittany0309 Out Of The Brooder

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    any ideas?!? Help!!


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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Beautiful light brown leghorn and perhaps a Delaware cross.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    light brown leghorn (looks like a rose comb?) and a crossbreed, maybe Orp or Delaware
     
  4. Brittany0309

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    thanks, guys!!! the brown one ran off already.. : / hope she comes back.
     
  5. Brittany0309

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    went to lock the girls up and she was in there. yay! hopefully we come around to each other better...
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I can't enlarge the pics but I agree it looks like a rosecomb brown leghorn and probably a hatchery Delaware.

    It's best to leave new birds locked in the coop for the first several days so they learn where home is. They're strong creatures of habit and once they get used to roosting and laying in a specific area, they'll pretty much stay with that.
     

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