school... help

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lovesduckies, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    okay all you chicken people i need help!!!! i am in school for animal science and i need help with chicken breeds. i am a duck lady so i don't know too much about chickens.. the breeds i need to know are Leghorn, Sussex, Wyandotts, Plymouth Rocks, and Cornish Cross.. yes i can easily go look up pictures which i have but some look alike.. please help
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    What do you need? Info? Pictures?


    Also Cornish X's aren't really a breed. . . But you can always mention the true "Indian Game" Cornishes. [​IMG]
     
  3. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    Just some tips on how to tell the breeds apart
     
  4. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:leghorn smaller and thinner breed- has a large single comb and yellow shanks

    Sussex- larger breed single comb with white shanks

    wyandotte- larger breed, yellow shanks, and rose comb

    plymouth rock- larger breed, yellow shanks and single comb

    cornish cross- meat chicken- white- short but very large- large bones in shanks- much heavier than other birds


    Tim
     

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