Is this hen a Welsummer or Light Brown Leghorn?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lisa Pedro, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. Lisa Pedro

    Lisa Pedro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you think? Is this a Welsummer or a Light Brown Leghorn? This is a nice little 9 week old hen, and I have a Welsummer Roo the same age. She is lighter than the roo but hardly has a comb at all. Thanks for your help.
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  2. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    What color are her legs?
     
  3. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    The Face and body type make me think she is a welsummer.

    Do you have a pic of her full body that shows her tail too?
     
  4. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    White earlobes would indicate a leghorn.... I am NOT seeing any white on her face photos.... That means WELSUMMER [​IMG]
     
  5. Lisa Pedro

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    Her legs are yellow just like the Welsummer.
     
  6. Lisa Pedro

    Lisa Pedro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is best pic I have with her tail.
     
  7. Lisa Pedro

    Lisa Pedro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have thought about the earlobs too. But I am not sure at what age they turn white. Do you know?
     
  8. Lisa Pedro

    Lisa Pedro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some new pictures. She is now over 12 weeks old. Still trying to figure out if she is a Welsummer or Leghorn. Her earlobes seem to be the same color as the skin on her face, pale pink. What age does white earlobes show up on a leghorn? Plus she has a tiny comb. I am hoping for Welsummer because I have a Welsummer roo boy. Here are the pictures of her face and body. What do you think?

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    Here is the roo. He is the same age as her.

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  9. donrae

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    I'm thinking welsummer. My leghorn girls had larger combs at this age. I don't remember when the earlobes became apparent, but I remember the comb vividly. You'll be able to tell us in the spring what color egg she lays!
     
  10. ramirezframing

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    I'd say a welsummer
     

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