Thought she was a Leghorn

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LittleWingRC, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. LittleWingRC

    LittleWingRC Out Of The Brooder

    A friend in the UK just got 3 hens, 2 RRs and what she thought was a White Orp... But she played a white egg. This hen is gorgeous, built very much like an Orp, but has grey shanks and as stated already lays white eggs. I cannot see in the pic she posted on FB what kind of comb she has though. Tia for the help :)
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have some pictures that i might be able to help you?
     
  3. LittleWingRC

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  4. LittleWingRC

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    The above is a good pic of her comb and this pic you can see her robust build and grey shanks[​IMG]
     
  5. LittleWingRC

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    She just posted this good pic
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  6. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    She definitely isn't a leghorn. She might be an orpington cross of some sort. Maybe someone else has an opinion on her breed.
     
  7. LittleWingRC

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    Thank you. I sure hope someone knows. I'm starting to think she just might be a barnyard mix.
     
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    I asked here for suggestions about my 4 rare breed hens and ended up figuring out two of the breeds myself. The two are still a mystery and it bothers me (lol)
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    There are different hybrids in the UK that we don't have here in the States, she may well be some mix that's more common there. I agree she's quite a large girl for a white egger. Are the eggs white-white, like store bought eggs, or a creamy tan color?
     
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  10. LittleWingRC

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    White white, like a WLH.
     

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