What breed are these rescued hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by luluvantuckett, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. luluvantuckett

    luluvantuckett Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all! Can anyone tell me what breed my girls are? I adopted them from my local animal shelter and I thought they were Leghorns. But they're legs are almost white and they're much larger than leghorns.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Exactly how big are they? Do you know how old they are? They look like they might be some sort of meat chicken, cornish cross or cornish rocks etc.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like mixed breeds, probably with White Rock or Cornish.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    They are some type of Cornish cross or broiler. Great meat birds, but poor layers with lots of health problems and short life spans.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like Cornish crosses to me, or possibly another type of White Rock mix.
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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