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Silver Leghorns - hens and roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by starfroggie, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. starfroggie

    starfroggie Songster

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    My guess is two of each but would love the feedback of those more experienced than I! [​IMG]

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    Chick A - my guess a roo

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    Chick B - my guess a pullet

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    Chick C - my guess a ROO (already acts like one)

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    Chick D - my guess a pullet
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2008
  2. Alexis

    Alexis Songster

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    I think you're right!
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Your guesses sound right, but I don't think those are wyandottes because your chicks have straight combs. Are you sure on the breed?
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

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    Your guesses are right on the sex, but not the breed. They are a siver or silver duckwing color and have single combs. The only thing they have in common with wyandottes is the yellow legs. These look like silver leghorns. Did you get them at a feed store or order them from a hatchery?
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I was going to say the same thing they aren't wyandottes...not the right type of comb.
     
  6. starfroggie

    starfroggie Songster

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    You know what, I have been wondering that myself lately, wrong comb! They were bought at a chick auction and that is what they announcer thought they were. So, I guess it is a surprise :eek:
     
  7. starfroggie

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    Quote:How do you tell the difference between a silver or silver duckwing?
     

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