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Leghorn or Plymouth Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cluckey, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. cluckey

    cluckey Chirping

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    Can anyone tell me what my big white bird is. It's either a leghorn or Plymouth Rock. She is 4 the size of my other chickens and has huge stocky legs. Also posting a picture of my other two types. It was random from McMurray hatchery. They are 5 almost 6 weeks old. Also any insight on if big white is a hen or a rooster? Thank you![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. cluckey

    cluckey Chirping

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  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    The first one could be a Plymouth Rock. I'm not sure what the second one is. The last one is an EE
     
  5. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    The first chicken looks like a meat bird(Cornish Cross)
    2- not to sure
    3- looks like an EE pullet
     
  6. cash money

    cash money Chirping

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    2 could be some sort of New Hampshire red
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    The top one is a Cornish cross. They are abnormally fast growing meat birds produced by crossing a Cornish rooster with a White Rock hen.
    I think the middle one is likely a mixed breed.
    The bottom one is an Easter Egger pullet. The greenish legs are a dead giveaway.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Agreed
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    #1: Cornish Cross meat bird
    #2: Production Red
    #3: Easter Egger.
     
  10. cluckey

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    The man who I got them from said the 2nd one was a rohde islan red but they seem much too brown/orange. I'm thinking the Cornish is right. She is huge and lazy. Unfortunately I wasn't interested in a meat bird :( I hope your right about the E'S I really wanted some of those! Thank you everyone!
     

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