I thought these were Leghorns...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChicksinBoise, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. ChicksinBoise

    ChicksinBoise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But they are laying brown eggs! [​IMG]

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  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What a surprise! And look at Miss Wild Eye! [​IMG]
     
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Sure look like leghorns to me! I don't know what to tell you, other than they may have been mixed somewhere along the line!
     
  4. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I bet they're White Rock's. Leghorn's are usually slimmer with a bigger comb.

    They look like they're loving the sun! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Agree..leghorns are much slimmer and not so fluffy either. They are more likely white rocks.

    Jody
     
  6. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    My first thought was, "They look pretty chunky to me!" [​IMG]

    I vote white rock, also.
     
  7. ChicksinBoise

    ChicksinBoise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, Our 5 rescued "White Rocks" are doing great after a week with us! They are starting to settle in nicely. They are sure fatties!! [​IMG]
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I agree with white rock, my leghorns are about 3 lbs adult and skinny little buggers
     
  9. ChicksinBoise

    ChicksinBoise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YIKES!! I was examining one of the new arrivals and noticed she was heavily infested with what looked like little lice. They are a light yellowish/orange color and were rapidly scurrying around her back.

    I had checked her because I noticed her flicking pine chips onto her back. I am planning on getting some Sevin and powdering them up. The other large chickens that we picked up this weekend were infested with mites!! Gahh!! I may stick to ordering day old chicks in the future...

    Any further advice is welcome.
     
  10. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Don't use Sevin. That is nasty stuff. Try locating some FOOD GRADE diatomaceous earth, instead.
     

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