Difference between a white leghorn and a pearl white leghorn?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by aank4, May 15, 2009.

  1. aank4

    aank4 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am wondering if there is a difference between white leghorns and pearl white leghorns - or is it just a marketing ploy? What characteristics are different, specifically?

    Just curious. Thanks!
     
  2. gel2727

    gel2727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always thought it was the same thing, but good question.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Pearl white makes'em sound pretty and exotic, other than the plain ole' white leghorn. [​IMG]
     
  4. cariboujaguar

    cariboujaguar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    probably like the diff between matte white paint and glossy? They probably have a sheen to their feathers if they're pearl? I really don't know though, just guessing...
     
  5. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    A knack for accessorizing? [​IMG]
     
  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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  7. aank4

    aank4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hee hee... cute answer, but thought I'd bump the post in case anyone had an idea on the genetic/breed side of things. [​IMG]
     

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