Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PatienceFamily, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. PatienceFamily

    PatienceFamily Hatching

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    Got a few chicks last weekend and I was told these were Leghorns, but I'm thinking more Sussex. Thoughts? (First time with chicks so don't know much about what chicks look like what just that they can look different when grown.)[​IMG]
     

  2. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Songster

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    This is tricky, brown leghorn chicks and Sussex chicks do look very similar. It will be much easier to tell what breed they are once they get a bit older and have all of their feathers in. They look like very healthy chicks. I am thinking that they are leghorns because brown leghorn chicks are that color, but I'm not positive. Good luck with these adorable little chickens!
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Sussex should have pink legs, leghorns have yellow.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     

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