California White or Tetra Tint?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yolanda819, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. yolanda819

    yolanda819 Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently acquired this pretty girl, but not sure what breed she is. She has just a little black/ dark gray in her. lays a HUGE light brown egg. Very sweet and smart! Any ideas? She had just finished molting here, her comb is darker now.
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  2. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if it was not for the brown egg i would hav said white star but i dont quite know
     
  3. yolanda819

    yolanda819 Out Of The Brooder

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    I did read that a Tetra Tint lays a brown egg, but not sure about the California White. Thanks for your input. [​IMG]
     
  4. yolanda819

    yolanda819 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone else want to take a guess??
     
  5. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    California Whites are leghorns that lay a white egg.
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's most likely a Tetra Tint. I can definitely see the Leghorn in her.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    California Whites lay white eggs.
     
  8. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Looks like a cross between an Australorp and a Leghorn, called and Austra White.

    https://www.dunlaphatchery.net/Birds/Standards/Standards.aspx
     
  9. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raised Austra whites years ago
    They have black flecks
    & lay a slightly tinted egg
     
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  10. yolanda819

    yolanda819 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes. she lays a light brown egg and has black flecks. Thanks so much everyone!!
     

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