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What breed are these six week old chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by okchickmom, May 7, 2017.

  1. okchickmom

    okchickmom New Egg

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    Please help! We were told they were buff Orpingtons [​IMG]when we bought them as 1 week old chicks, but they are all white. Please see pictures below. [​IMG]
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    For sure not Buffs, could be one of several different breeds.
     
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  3. okchickmom

    okchickmom New Egg

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    Thank you. Here is a pic when they were 2 weeks old. What breed could they be? [​IMG]
     
  4. kellyschippy

    kellyschippy Just Hatched

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    Looks like my leghorns[​IMG]
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    They are either White Leghorns or White Plymouth Rocks.
     
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  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmmm, might be white plymouth rocks----just according to where they come from and I do not think they are leghorns but??? They look closer to rhode island whites, but I would not bet on any of that yet.
     
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  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be Amberlinks, too. Any of them have a smudge of brown on the back?
     
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  8. okchickmom

    okchickmom New Egg

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    Thank you all for your feedback. They do look just like the leghorn pic that was posted. They are all white with no brown on their back. I can't believe we didn't get the breed we thought we were getting. I guess that's what happens when you are new to raising chickens!
     
  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    You'll know for certain in a few weeks when the ears are either little, red crescent shapes or big, white discs but I don't think they're Leghorns because of how tiny the combs are. White Rock seems likely.
     
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  10. okchickmom

    okchickmom New Egg

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    Here are some closer pics. can anyone tell if they are leghorns or white rocks at this age? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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