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Could someone please tell me what breed these white hens are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenLoveRI, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. ChickenLoveRI

    ChickenLoveRI In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone! Happy Saturday!!! Could someone please help me identify these white hens? I thought maybe Rhode Island White, but the black speckles are throwing my off. Any ideas? I'm stumped! [​IMG]
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    They could be one of the White Leghorn production crosses like California Whites, Austra Whites etc, do you know what color egg they lay?.
     
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  3. ChickenLoveRI

    ChickenLoveRI In the Brooder

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    The 3 white lay very light brown eggs. one is laying small white eggs.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    They look like Austra Whites, which are produced by crossing Black Australorp roosters with a White Leghorn hens. The eggs of Austra Whites are often cream colored or very light brown or tan. Austra Whites are excellent layers and you should get loads of eggs from those girls. :eek:)
     
  5. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Songster 5 Years

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    X2 They look like the few astrawhites I have seen, down to the speckles.
     
  6. ChickenLoveRI

    ChickenLoveRI In the Brooder

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    Thanks for you feedback everyone! [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    They look like Austra Whites to me, too.
     

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