what color is my oegb hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lcw1995, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. lcw1995

    lcw1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Marysville Ohio
    bb red?

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  2. Backwoods Bntms

    Backwoods Bntms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are those white ear lobes?
     
  3. Lucysmom002

    Lucysmom002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is it? Looks like my brown leghorn
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, BBred OEGB. Not a Dutch, despite the white earlobes. A little history on them will explain that, (Rosecomb blood etc.) Plus they carry game blood/are white egg layers so white earlobes can be expected though frowned upon. Even from an excellent strain of birds, my silver duckwing hen's earlobes would turn white during laying time but I believe changed back to red later on. I've also heard this mentioned by someone who was a master exhibitioner of black fowl I believe.

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  5. lcw1995

    lcw1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Marysville Ohio
    ok thank ya...she layed me a white egg today...first 1 since i got her last wednesday... :)
     

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