brown leghorn vs brown sussex

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by summerb76, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. summerb76

    summerb76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can I tell the difference in the two? I have 3 3 weeks old chicks that look so much like both breeds. Anyone know the differences I should be looking for. Or anyone have pictures of theirs as younger chicks.
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Leghorns have white earlobes and yellow shanks. Sussex have red earlobes and white shanks. [​IMG] I hope this helps!
     
  3. summerb76

    summerb76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine have yellow legs sooooo I guess I have brown leghorns then [​IMG][​IMG]

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  4. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Cool! If one ends up being a rooster, he'll look like this...
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    They are so gorgeous! Congrats!
     
  5. summerb76

    summerb76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's Beautiful!
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Wow Hes nice and that comb [​IMG]
     

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