OEGB and Dutch...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Mary Of Exeter, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Songster

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    What are the differences between the two? Other than the Ductch have white ear lobes. They look basically the same. Are they the same size?
     
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Songster

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    Hmm...I should become the VP of the thread killers anonymous club [​IMG]
     
  3. hippichick

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    From what I've seen, I think mainly the white earlobes. I was recently given a pair of blue Dutch, and that's the main difference that I can see. It also seems the roo carries his tail a little higher (straight up). Anyone else more familiar with this breed?

    Paula [​IMG]
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

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    There are many differences, the main ones being earlobe color, leg color, and feathering, OEGB are close feathered and Dutch tend to have looser feathering like a leghorn.
     
  5. hippichick

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    Quote:The looser feathering, I've noticed that also.

    Paula
     
  6. flyingmonkeypoop

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    To me they are more like a leghorn with slate legs than an OEGB.
     
  7. Mary Of Exeter

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    Thanks guys!
     

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