Leghorn mix? Any ideas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by henryclay1991, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. henryclay1991

    henryclay1991 New Egg

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    We're wondering if anyone has seen a mix like this before (or if she's a breed we don't know about). She has a lot of the characteristics of a Leghorn, except that she's very social with humans and doesn't mind being held at all. We adopted her a little over one week ago and she's turning out to be a good white egg layer.

    Could she be Leghorn and Barred Rock?

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  2. TreeFever

    TreeFever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possibly?
    Are there other breeds with that barring pattern?
     
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Holland, she should lay white eggs her ears are white.
    Very nice hen.
     
  4. henryclay1991

    henryclay1991 New Egg

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  5. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sure is purdy.[​IMG]
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Could barred Leghorn be a viable option?
     
  7. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    Quote:I was just looking at Feathersite for Barred Leghorns, but they only showed the cuckoo pattern. It seems like I've seen Barred Leghorns being sold by one of the hatcheries, though. Anyway, after looking at the pics of the Barred Holland pullets I came to the conclusion she looks a lot like them.
     
  8. henryclay1991

    henryclay1991 New Egg

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    Well, whatever she is, our four-year-old son had the first omelet from her eggs tonight. He loved it!

    Thanks to all for the input.
     
  9. leghorn dude

    leghorn dude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    legs are a little too short to be a leghorn
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I have the exact same kind of chicken and have been trying to figure this out myself, she is a barred leghorn same as mine and yes mine likes to be held and is very socialable,she lay's huge white eggs.
     

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