rose comb brown leghorns

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fowlsessed, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know if rose comb brown leghorns lay as good as the whites? Also, are they as flighty? anyone have pics they can post? thanks
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:white leghorns are hard to beat..
     
  3. cns2782

    cns2782 Out Of The Brooder

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    I kept them for about four years before I went to college. I really liked them. They were flighty just because they were more actice compared to say a Rock, Wyandotte, Cochins, etc, but I wouldnt ever say they were wild. Laying ability with these guys varied a lot but it may have just been my line. I had a hen that I was lucky to get 10 eggs out of a year but she was my best hen. Some of her daughters would lay just about the same as her but others would lay like crazy.

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    I didnt like this guy's comb too much but he had other redeeming qualities.

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    This cock was about 8 years old in this picture. Back in the day he was a really nice male just had a run in with a predator through the wire and messed his comb and a wattle up pretty bad.
     
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