Rose comb brown leghorns

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rocky Top Chick, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Rocky Top Chick

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    Anyone have a picture of a rose comb brown leghorn. I picked up at TS three chicks which I thought were EE's, they had the muff and the coloring, but yellow legs. After doing some research I noted that they all had rose combs and their legs are still yellow at 4 weeks. After more searching I believe I have rose comb brown leghorns. Don't have a picture, can't find the connection from camera to computer. UGH......
     

  2. Rocky Top Chick

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    Anyone have a rose comb brown leghorn?
     
  3. Old Rando

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    Leghorns don't have muffs. Rose comb brown leghorns are identical to single combed ones just comb difference.
     
  4. Domestic_goddess

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    I have 2 of them just 6 weeks old! I've posted about them before and haven't gotten much responce. So far, I'm not sure how I feel about the breed. They are real skittish and scared of me and it really doesn't matter how much I hold them. I hear they are flighty, I'm making a seprate coop just for them, but I here they are great egg layers of white eggs-so that's a plus. I took these pictures of them today, I hope it helps! They are Gorgeous birds, aren't they?

    They were a week or so old in this pic.
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    Here they are Today at 6 weeks old.
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    Here's a pic I found online of an Adult brown leghorn hen.
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  5. Sonoran Silkies

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    I don't think leghorns come in rose comb? All the photos posted show single combs.
     
  6. Old Rando

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  7. Rocky Top Chick

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    These definitely have muffs and look exactly like my EE with the exception of rose comb and yellow legs. I must have some type of mutant chicken ( : Will try and get a picture.
     

  8. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

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    Don't have a picture, can't find the connection from camera to computer. UGH......

    I have the same problem, all my pics are old now.​
     
  9. jossanne

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    I've had one rosecomb brown leghorn in the past, and she looked just like the single-combed one pictured above, except with a rose comb. Very pretty, very shy. Never any sign of a muff.
     
  10. Rocky Top Chick

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    Thanks for all the replies. I am now rethinking this and think maybe I have some type of game birds. These are actually very friendly and love to be held.
     

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