Welsummer or light brown leghorn?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MariaR, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. MariaR

    MariaR In the Brooder

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    Is this a welsummer(I think it is) or a light brown leghorn?? It was supposed to be a leghorn. Thanks.
     

  2. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Songster

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    Do you see any color yet on it's earlobe? Welsummers will have red ears, and leghorns will have white.

    It's a bit hard to tell from that photo what you have. A body profile shot might help. Leghorns are a lot thinner, and Welsummers have more muscle.
     
  3. MariaR

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  4. MariaR

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    It's earlobe is red not white
     
  5. RhodeRunner

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    Then I would think Welsummer as well, because there should be some white showing in that bird's earlobes by this age.
     

  6. drumstick diva

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    agree
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

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    Welsummer
     
  8. Wavechickens

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    I know this is an old thread but maybe some here that answered will see it, could let me know what age I would start to see white in the earlobe of a light brown Leghorn. We ordered one welsummer and one Leghorn and I'm not sure which is which, they look so similar when we got them and still now at 5 1/2 weeks.
     

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