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brown leghorns

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jtr, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do 6 week old brown leghorns look the same because roos have red on them and both of mine look kindof like an adult hen so would a pullet and cockerel look the same at 6 weeks
     
  2. WalkerH

    WalkerH Chillin' With My Peeps

    No mine looked totally different by 6 weeks. The cockerels had the wattles and comb, and the pullets nothing. I will see if I can't find a picture.
     
  3. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the cockerel's color will be different. he'll have a darker chest and the pullets will have a lighter brown chest. And yes, the cockerels have combs and wattles by 4wks old. My pullets are now 15wks and are just barely getting any height and color in them.
     
  4. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a White Leghorn pullet and a Brown Leghorn cockerel at 6 weeks the my Brown Leghorn pullets look the same as this White.
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  5. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ill post pics of my to tomaorow
     
  6. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:k that would be great
     
  7. WalkerH

    WalkerH Chillin' With My Peeps

  8. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's not a pullet at least not a six week old mine are 8 weeks old now I'll go take some pics.
     
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  9. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost 8 week old cockerel: he's barely starting to get red saddle feathers and purple sheen on his wings his chest is darker than the pullets.
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    Two almost 8 week old pullets:
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  10. WalkerH

    WalkerH Chillin' With My Peeps

    I went out and took the pictures, since apparently the one I said was a pullet was incorrect.

    Here is the eight week old cockerel.

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    And eight week old pullet.

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