What are these mystery girls? Any clue?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hezz, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Hezz

    Hezz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any clue as to what these girls are? They are about 3 weeks old now. My husband's uncle brought 9 of them to us, and they were supposedly from the assorted red pullet bin at tractor supply. We bought 6 of them a week earlier from a different tractor supply, and the ones we bought are all feathering in with red in them. However the ones he brought are feathering in ALL white! These are not any type of reds if you ask me. I'm thinking they're more on the the line of a Delaware maybe? Here are some pics....

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    Here's a pic of this one with one of the reds we bought, it's a bit dark because my flash wasn't working, but you can definately see the difference....

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  2. Hezz

    Hezz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ANYONE? Just a guess will do, honest. LOL!
     
  3. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    White rock or white leghorn and americuana?
     
  4. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White Rock or White Leghorn . Delawares have a black tip to their tails I believe. But of course I am just guessing.
     
  5. BirdyMe

    BirdyMe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Possibly Delawares, or Californians? It'll be easier to tell when they're completely feathered out. :)
     
  6. Hezz

    Hezz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok yea, then they're definately not Delaware's because they have no black on them at all. I never had white hens before, so i'm not too familiar with what breed they could be. They must be some sort of Leghorn or Rock, maybe even crosses. I guess we won't know until they start laying. I do know that White Leghorn = white egg. So I guess we really won't know til then. Thanks for the info, it was very helpful (even if they were guesses). [​IMG]



    P.S. I will post some more pics of them in a few weeks and see what they look like then, maybe someone can figure it out then. LOL
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2012
  7. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    white leghorns will be skinny while white rocks will fill out and have a fuller chest. If you Google search both birds you will be able to see the difference in adults.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are they the tetra tints from last year? That'd be my guess.
     

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