EE or brown leghorn or other?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BigKitty09, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. BigKitty09

    BigKitty09 Out Of The Brooder

    I have 3 hens from McMurray's Rainbow Layer Assortment. I am pretty sure one is an Andalusian, the other I believe is a Leghorn, and the third I was hoping you guys would be able to me with. There were originally 25 which we split with our neighbor and my aunt and for some reason havent seen theirs since we split them. Now I regret only taking 3 because I was really hoping for a colorful variety of eggs [​IMG] . My fingers are crossed for an Easter Egger or Ameraucauna! Though Im starting to think she is a brown leghorn...Here are some pictures of our Ladies. Meet Toulousse, Berlioz, and Marie named so after the disney movie Aristocats.
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    Marie (Leghorn?) and Toulousse (Andalusian) 10 weeks old
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    Berlioz at 3 days old
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    Berlioz at 10 weeks 4 days
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    Berlioz next to Toulousse 10 weeks old
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    So guys what do you think? ([​IMG] EE)
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She's not quite right for a leghorn--I look at her and think Phoenix? Which is weird as I have zero experience with that breed. I'll be interested to see what others say [​IMG]
     
  3. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    She isn't a leghorn,or EE but She is not a purebred phoenix either. See her yellow feet? Purebreds have blue feet. She looks to be either a phoenix mix or a hatchery phoenix. She is beautiful,though [​IMG]

    Here's what a pure Phoenix hen looks like-

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  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She could be a silver Leghorn.
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote for brown leghorn. The yellow legs and white ears are classic. It could also be a silver, the hens are so hard to tell apart!
     
  6. BigKitty09

    BigKitty09 Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:Wow that does look like her except the feet. pretty pretty! I dont think its a phoenix though. Those were not included in the assortment. So no Easter Egger guesses huh... : /
     
  7. BigKitty09

    BigKitty09 Out Of The Brooder

    New development! It has been a couple weeks since i posted this and now Berlioz (the brown chicken in question) now has almost neon green earlobes.... so what does that mean?
     
  8. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked out McMurray's chicks, and it looks like you have a Silver Leghorn. As for the neon green earlobes, I think all the white earlobed chickens get some kind of metallic coloring on their earlobes. I had a Polish with white earlobes and ametallic purple and yellow sheen to it.
     
  9. BigKitty09

    BigKitty09 Out Of The Brooder

    I looked at the website and I don't see silver leghorns for sale. do they just fall under leghorns in general? I thought she looked like a brown leghorn what do you think
     
  10. BigKitty09

    BigKitty09 Out Of The Brooder

    oh wait! sorry i see now. youre right she probably is a silver leghorn....got my hopes up for a sec.
     

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