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Thought I had it figured out...NOT!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NestingHillsSC, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got these 2 last night. I thought the hen was a brown danish leghorn. But she don't have white ears. And him just not sure. If you look at the pictures, He has some what of feathers on he's shanks. Actually they look like a bad shave. And her when I turned her over, she really hasn't any feathers underneath. Her comb looks like a leghorns. Floppy. Just not sure!

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  2. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BuffMomma

    BuffMomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I think they are Welsummers but i'm no expert
     
  4. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pictures I've seen of the Roo's they have no feathers on there legs. He does. And the hens comb doesn't floop over like this one. [​IMG]
     
  5. BuffMomma

    BuffMomma Out Of The Brooder

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    He very well could be I have a Marans his comb doesn't flop but he is only about a year old
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the roo looks like a black copper marans the hen could be a leghorn cross as she looks like she has a blueish tint to her earlobe
     
  7. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Roos comb doesn't flop. Just the hens.[​IMG]
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hatchery quality Black Copper Marans. Comb flop is unrelated to gender, and is only related to the appendage being too large to support itself. It IS related to genetics, and more pervasive in some breeds (such as Leghorns).
     

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