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Brown Leghorn

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by spiffwilkie, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. spiffwilkie

    spiffwilkie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2011
    Memphis, TN
    I've posted this chick before, with the answer that it was a pullet. Since that post this one has grown a bit faster than another white leghorn that I have. The comb is definitely larger and redder. Unfortunately, I need to get rid of my leghorns to make room for our two new lavender orpingtons. I don't know the exact age of theleghorn, but I'm guessing ~8 weeks. I just want to make sure I really do give away two pullets and not a pullet and a cockerel.

  2. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    I do not have experience with brown leghorns, but going on age and what I see, I'm going with roo.
    Hopefully, someone else will chime in.
  3. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    Pullet..you might want to consider keeping her. Looks like a very nice bird.
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2010
    Nenana, AK
    She's still a pullet. A Cockerel would be coloring in differently.
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  6. spiffwilkie

    spiffwilkie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2011
    Memphis, TN
    Thanks all. I really would like to keep her as she's turning out very pretty, and will be an egg-laying machine, I'm sure. Unfortunately, space is limited, and I got two lavender orpington's with the understanding I would need to get rid of two other chicks. [​IMG]

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