please help me identify our hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jamie444, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. jamie444

    jamie444 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi :) I'm hoping you could help me identify our 3 white hens. We got them when they were about 1 year old. We were thinking maybe leghorns but I'm not sure because mine lay light brown colored eggs, and their legs are whitish instead of yellow. They're very vocal, curious, and they can be really sweet. Any help would be appreciated!
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm thinking bare legged White Marans like those sold by Meyer Hatchery.
     
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  3. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am curious to find out as well. Leghorns are known for white eggs for sure. Maybe white sussex. but it is only a guess.
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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  5. jamie444

    jamie444 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for the quick replies :) We're new to having pet chickens, so I wasn't familiar with marans or sussex, but the more research I do - the more I see the similarities! I definitely think they are marans. Good to know, and thanks again!
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    bare legged white Marans
     

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