Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by irf1983, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. irf1983

    irf1983 Songster

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    Do brown leghorn hens generally have larger combs and wattles than other species? It's looking awfully roo-ish but I thought I read somewhere that the large comb is a trait of the species. It's tail isn't very large.
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    I know that white leghorns have a MUCH larger comb/wattles than others, so I assume that brown leghorns have the same trait. Is the comb more pink or red? Can you post pics?
     
  3. chicks4kids

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    My brown leghorn has a humongous wattle and comb!! And very red in color. Can't post a pic. she is ranging now. But I definitely thought she was a rooster at first...then came the egg...

    It's so confusing sometimes [​IMG]
     

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