Difference between White Rock & White Leghorn Chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by schmije, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. schmije

    schmije Songster

    Aug 25, 2008
    Peoria, IL
    I have 5 white leghorn and 4 white rock pullets (according to my packing list). They are two weeks old, and I cannot tell which is which. Almost all of them have orange legs, but a few have darker legs (orange, but not bright orange). Other than that they look the same to me.

    Is there a way to tell the difference between white leghorn and white rock at this point?
  2. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Pictures would help. And I know that the ears lobes are white on the leghorns and red on the rocks.
  3. cwc362

    cwc362 Songster

    Sep 26, 2008
    Huntingdon- West Tn
    The White Rocks will eventually outgrow the leghorns too. They are a "big butt" bird and the leghorns are kinda lean and rangy . But I've had both and both are good birds

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