what am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bucky1198, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. bucky1198

    bucky1198 Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted this under the wrong category so I'm trying it again was told it was a mottied leghorn hen.
    I think my girl is a boy and I'm not sure on the breed he/she is 18 weeks old and what is up with the comb it is flopped over to one side
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  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorn hens often have floppy combs. She has white earlobes which is specific for the leghorn breed. Leghorns will also have long yellow legs and a tall slender posture/body type. Mottled leghorn? I'll buy that. Pretty girl too!
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She could be an Ancona or a Mottled Leghorn. Both breeds have floppy combs and white earlobes. But I'm leaning more toward the Ancona. She's pretty!
     
  5. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    leghorns dont have spots on their legs. A good egg layer often will have a comb that's flopped over.
     
  6. SilkieGirl

    SilkieGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She isnt mottled she is an Exchequer Leghorn, but you definitely have a hen. The male's comb will be much larger and stand straight up. Mottled Leghorns have some brown on their necks.
     
  7. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:mottled Java or exchequer leghorn hen
     
  8. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a Hen- Not sure what Breed
     
  9. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Quote:mottled Java or exchequer leghorn hen

    Do mottled java's combs flop over like that? [​IMG]
     
  10. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my Anconas
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