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What breed am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ascott1978, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told this hen was a brown leghorn but I have my doubts. I have four others that are very much the typical single comb variety, but this one is different. Could she still be a brown leghorn, but a different variety or some thing else.

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  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    No white ear lobes + no yellow legs = not a Leghorn. Possibly a game hen or a cross of some sort, [type isn't all that "gamey"]
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Not a leghorn for reasons NYREDS already stated. I'm going with the game or game cross assessment as well. [​IMG] She'll make you a good broody.
     
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She looks like my mix I have, production red with a game roo I have, smaller and same tail..........my hen is a bit heavier than this one though
     
  5. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No she has only gone broody once. Set on 8 eggs and hatched only one.

    Came from a hatchery with the other Brown leghorns, but as you can see she don't fit the bill.
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2008
  6. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her legs are a different color than my brown leghorns' legs. They're yellow. And she doesn't look quite right either. No guess on what she is.
     
  7. Waveron

    Waveron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could she be a cross with an EE?
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking... an OEG X EE.
     
  9. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if I mentioned it, but she lays brown eggs.
     

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