Do your white leghorns have a black feather or two?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aank4, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. aank4

    aank4 In the Brooder

    Feb 22, 2009
    I have a white leghorn pullet at point of lay right now. She has been with us since about 9 weeks of age. At least I think she's a white leghorn - she has a few black feathers, very subtle, mixed in with her white ones. They are only in a few spots - one on her neck, two or three places on her sides/wings. I am wondering if she might be a California White, which is okay, too - her earlobes are white and she'll be giving me white eggs, which is what I planned (we like to have variety, and other other girls lay brown and blue/green eggs).

    Anyway, just wondering if anyone else has a leghorn hen with a few black feathers?
  2. NorthernAZchickens

    NorthernAZchickens In the Brooder

    Apr 21, 2009
    Sounds like a california leghorn to me. Still great layers, slightly more dolcile then regular whites.
  3. grandads

    grandads Songster

    Nov 1, 2008
    Ideal 236 if they came from ideal poultry.

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