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black and white chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BlackBart, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    My Friend ordered five Exchequer Leghorns from a hatchery, I think it was Ideal.
    When they were grown it turned out only one is a Ex Leghorn. The other four are the same color, black and white speckled but are smaller, not flighty, have pinkish white legs, and lay a smaller white egg.


    I hope to get pictures but does anybody have a idea what they could be?
     
  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:The black and white should be the Exchequer Leghorns, they are mottled. As far as the small eggs go, have they just started laying? If so they probably will get bigger in their eggs. Leghorns are small chickens anyway, not as small as a bantam though.
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    They should be all leghorns, shouldn't they? Maybe one is a roo, that's why it could be bigger.....? [​IMG]
     
  4. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Only one is a Exchequer, the 4 others aren't. I have Exchequers. The one looks like mine the four others don't.
    I have no idea what the others are. I have never seen that type of chicken before, not even pictures.
    I'll try and get a photo.
     
  5. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be Ancona?
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I was wondering too...[​IMG]
     
  7. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    No she has had Anconas and these are smaller.
    It was too late to get a picture today, hopefully I can get one in a day or two.
     
  8. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    anconas have yellow legs don't they?
    not fligthy is throwing me off on any of the white eggers
     
  9. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Quote:a day or 2 [​IMG]
     
  10. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it'll be easier to tell with pictures up...
     

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