Help on breed please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bwillhenn, May 17, 2016.

  1. bwillhenn

    bwillhenn New Egg

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    We were supposed to get Leghorn eggs but we are not sure if these are they...
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Can't see them too well, leghorns come in other colors besides white, it could be a brown leghorn.
     
  3. bwillhenn

    bwillhenn New Egg

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    Yes...when I look up brown leghorn chicks they seem to be brown as well...These were all yellow chicks but have a pretty brown and white stripe on the wings coming out.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Could be sex links of some sort, many use leghorns as half of the mix.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can you get a pic in natural light?

    From what I can see, the chick looks like it's going to mature as something red. Those white specks aren't going to last, they're juvenile plumage that will change as the bird matures.

    What color were the eggs? White-white or off white/beige/tan or ?
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Can't see [​IMG] the curse of the red lamp
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  8. bwillhenn

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    Better pic???
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Of someone's hands, yes [​IMG]

    Of the chick, not so much [​IMG]

    A profile pic of the bird standing in natural light is best. Being able to see the legs is needed for accurate breed assignment.
     
  10. bwillhenn

    bwillhenn New Egg

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    eggs were brown
     

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