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Can anyone help ID this hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boisebirdhouse7, May 30, 2011.

  1. boisebirdhouse7

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    I bought her and was told a "Silver Leghorn"
    Is this correct?
    Where can I find info?

    Thanks from the newbee ............
     
  2. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, that sounds right, you can google silver leghorn pics and see what it comes up with.
     
  3. Elphaba2140

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    I don't think that is a leghorn. They have really large single combs. I have a couple of California White hens and theirs flop over to the side they are so big.
     
  4. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Young silver penciled rock?
     
  5. nancypo

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    Could be a silver leghorn. To me looks alot like somekinda grey gamehen or a cross.
     
  7. tellynpeep

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    How old is she? She looks a lot like a game mix I used to have, but she was bantam sized. If yours is a young pullet, she may be a leghorn.
     
  8. boisebirdhouse7

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    Here is another shot with her cage mates.
    Where can I find any pictures of Silver Leghorns to compare.
    I have googled with little success. She is 15-16 weeks.
    She does have some similairities to the picture of the Americauna from the link posted above.

    Amy
     
    Last edited: May 31, 2011
  9. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah she might be some sort of EE x leghorn.
     
  10. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not an expert on Leghorns by any means, but your girl does have a general Leghorn look about her. I really can't see the comb in the photo, is it single or other--a closeup would really help. The Silver Leghorn does come in a Rose Combed variety as well as a Single Combed variety http://www.amerpoultryassn.com/APA_Recognized_Breeds_6_2010.pdf ).
    Sorry can't help with the photos. You could try doing a search for Silver Duckwing Leghorn and see if it gets better results.
    Is there a reason you are doubting the breed since you were told it was a leghorn when you got her?

    Oh, and [​IMG] !
     

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