Barred leghorn vs barred rock--how to ID?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Frisco Farmer, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Frisco Farmer

    Frisco Farmer New Egg

    Aug 5, 2010
    San Francisco
    How do you tell these two barred breeds apart before they lay eggs? I think that both have yellow legs and feet, but I cannot find good descriptions or photos to gather distinguishing characteristics aside from eggs. Photos appreciated. Thanks!
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Rocks have reddish earlobes and Leghorns will have white. Leghorns are also more lightweight and streamlined than Rocks.

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