What breeds have purple/grey legs? *PICS POSTED**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eoliverpeck, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. eoliverpeck

    eoliverpeck Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told they are Leghorn's, only the one has greyish colored legs and its throwing me off, the other hen has more white/pinkish in color legs.
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like White Ameraucana mixes to me (or really poor quality ones). They might also be white Easter Eggers.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Leghorns have yellow legs, straight combs and no beard or muffs. This bird has slate legs, pea-ish comb and beard/muffs. Its' an Easter egger. Should lay blue or green eggs.
     
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  5. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Definitely an EE.
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    My bet is that these EEs are Leghorn/EE or Leghorn/Ameraucana crosses. If they're Leghorn/Ameraucana crosses, some people sell them as "Super Blue Egglayers" because they lay almost as well as white Leghorns but lay blue eggs from the Ameraucana parent. Pretty cool!

    (If the other parent was an EE, they might lay anywhere from light brown to blue to green eggs, depending on that parent's genetics--but they should lay very well, regardless. We love Leghorn crosses of all kinds.)
     
  7. eoliverpeck

    eoliverpeck Out Of The Brooder

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    Well now I'm excited its a mystery and when they start laying ill post pictures! I think i will name one mystery too. I love BYC! You all are so helpful!
     
  8. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I have white NNs that have Leghorn, Ameraucana and Naked Neck Turken blood. They lay huge blue eggs.

    My guess is they are EE x Leghorn or Am x Leghorn based on their body frames.
     

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