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Austra Whites

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Meca, May 20, 2014.

  1. Angierob

    Angierob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok will take some updated pics this week thanks!!
     
  2. Angierob

    Angierob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. 20 weeks
     
  3. Angierob

    Angierob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. 20 weeks
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I think you have Austra Whites instead of White Leghorns. That's why the eggs are cream colored or light brown. At a distance your birds look like White Leghorns, but when I enlarge your photos, it appears that they have a few very small black spots on them (less than Austra Whites usually have).
     
  5. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    maybe California white? I'm not real sure, because wouldn't that make their earlobes mostly white also?
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    California Whites lay white eggs. I think that the cream colored or light brown eggs would rule out California Whites.
     
  7. LALA13

    LALA13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's one of my girls that was given to me as a chick this spring. I thought maybe she was a California White until she laid a light tan egg! I guess I know better now! [​IMG]
     
  8. Michael OShay

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    Quote: Yes, she's an Austra White.
     
  9. Melabella

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    I'm a bit bummed as after reading these posts I thought that Austra's laid a white egg, as Meyer advertised but I guess I always have room for another brown egg layer!

    I do love the bird though.. she is very pretty.

    MB

    Can someone post a picture of their Austra White eggs?
    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2014
  10. Meca

    Meca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    right here.
    Everything that I have seen says that they lay a cream to tan colored leg. i have two austra whites but they are not old enough to lay any eggs yet.
     

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