What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aj1, May 26, 2010.

  1. aj1

    aj1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The people I got these 12week old chicks from told me they were white leghorns. I'm not to sure cause they have some black ticking and a buff tent to some of their feathers and you can only see that when you get really close to them. Any suggestions would be great. I'm just wanting to know what they are cause I ended up with 3 roo's and need to get rid of 2 of them.

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  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    Not sure but I would guess its a Leghorn....
     
  3. aj1

    aj1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats good i hope they are. can leghorns have some buff coloring and black ticking feathers here and there like this one in the pic? only the roos have this not the hens. also they fill slim no meat on breast and they dont eat much.
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    That's definitely not a Leghorn. The body type is wrong and I've never seen a leghorn with the buff tint to them. Looks to me like a Red Sex-link roo OR an Amber link. But definitely not a Leghorn, it's too bulky.
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Possibly a white rock? although the off colour remains a mystery. Note the red earlobes? Definitely not a leghorn.
     
  6. SAORSA

    SAORSA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rhode Island White, I'm going with Rhode Island White. [​IMG]
     
  7. aj1

    aj1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color eggs do you think the hens will lay? I'm starting to think they are mutts or the lady i got them from just plain lied to me. She had them and some other chicks in a cage together and the other chicks were buff orpingtons and I know there is a white orpington as well. So is it possible this lady sold me some white orpingtons? Well im disappointed so i am going to sell them if anyone in the houston, conroe, cleveland TX area is interested i have 2 hens and 3 roo's will sell all for $25 [​IMG]
     
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  8. Miss Red

    Miss Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be interested in them. would you maybe be interested in some EE's? They're daddy was a leghorn mama is a mystery EE and both are white girls and I have a red spangled boy.

    I'm about to be over run with EE's as I have nine under a broody hen that I know will hatch and deserate to get these out before then.
     
  9. babyblue

    babyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say some sort of red sex link boy, those are some beefy thick legs for a girl...he will be whiteish lol. I have seen a whole bunch of them sold as leghorn hens lately.
     
  10. aj1

    aj1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic of a hen and 2 roo's.

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