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What am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gorerunner, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. gorerunner

    gorerunner Out Of The Brooder

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    White hen, lays a white egg.
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  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    White Leghorn
     
  3. gorerunner

    gorerunner Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought so but it seemed a little more "fat?" than a leghorn.
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Quote:What have you been feeding her?
     
  5. gorerunner

    gorerunner Out Of The Brooder

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    layer mash
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    I still think White Leghorn.
     
  7. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

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    leghorn and I have a chubby one.
     
  8. HBuehler

    HBuehler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2009
    Lebanon TN
    many leghorns are bigger than what many think they are..none of ours are small petite little birds.She's a very pretty leghorn that doesn't look fat to me
     
  9. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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    She's probably a leghorn cross. A lot of hatcheries have these types of hybrid white egg layers that are crosses of Wt. Leghorns and some type of dual purpose breed to get a different type wt. egg layer the has some of the leghorn characteristics quenched, such as flightiness, nervousness, ect....

    Usally they cross them with Black Australorps= Austra-whites
    Another common cross is Wt. LeghornXRIReds= usually the hatchery will assign them some sort of name and number type ie:Ideal 236(not saying these are of this cross just using the type as an example)
    And California Grey X Wt. Leghorn= California white

    Also the reason I say a cross is the hen's earlobes are pinkish/red instead of the solid white that all leghorns are supposed to have. Also the larger type body could be a result of cross breeding.

    catdaddy
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2009
  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Yes- she looks like a leghorn x Rock.
     

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