what breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kkowa, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. kkowa

    kkowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is about 4 months old and I believe is a roo he hatched from a white egg. [​IMG]
     
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  3. kkowa

    kkowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    I am going to go with a mixed breed.
    Because:
    Barred rock have yellow legs and lay brown eggs
    cuckoo marans have white legs, but lay extremely dark brown eggs
    I guess it could be a barred leghorn, they lay white eggs, but are suppose to have yellow legs. Since it is a color project you ocassionally get wrong color legs and other things
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Knowing where the eggs came from would help a lot.

    My first guess is a mixed breed of a barred roo over a leghorn hen. That would explain the white egg and huge comb.

    The other thing I'll throw out there is a barred Holland. They're white egg laying, supposed to have yellow legs but often have dark, and not supposed to have white earlobes.
    the Hollands are still pretty rare, though, so unless the person the egg came from has them, I'm thinking mixed breed. Much more likely.
     
  7. kkowa

    kkowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he came from some left over eggs at the wi international show
     
  8. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Look up Barred Hollands. They lay a white egg. I'm not sure on the leg or earlobe color for them.

    Just saw someone already said Hollands. sorry
     
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  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    I'm pretty sure barred hollands are suppose to have yellow legs.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They are supposed to, but according to the folks on the dedicated thread, dark legs are a common fault they're trying to breed out.
     

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