What do I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lydibid, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Lydibid

    Lydibid Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, So I bought my chicks from the State Fair, and silly me forgot to ask what breed they were...I guess I was too excited to think straight (new chicken owner here!) Anyways, for a while I thought I had leghorns but recently I saw a picture that looks similar to my chicks, and it was of a cornish cross...So fingers crossed these are leghorns because I really only wanted them for eggs, I can't stomach the fact of eating my chickies (yet at least)
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    o and gender would be great too because I can't tell...
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    These guys are about 14-16 weeks old

    thanks! let me know if these are enough or if you need more detailed pics to tell!
     
  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    red ears... Not leghorns. They are pretty. I don't think you have to eat them. They look happy in their yard.

    how ever, if you can get close up picks of their heads.. Especially the ears... Some one better knowing than I might be able to identify.
     
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  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt they are meaties if you got them from the fair. They might be white rocks.
     
  4. Lydibid

    Lydibid Out Of The Brooder

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    sure!

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    hope this helps!
     
  5. Lydibid

    Lydibid Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I just looked up white rocks and they do look similar! if they are then that would be great because then we can have brown eggs!!! thanks for the replies everyone! [​IMG]
     
  6. annageckos

    annageckos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like white rocks to me. They are too meaty to be leghorns and too skinny to be cornish x.
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Cornish crosses would be huge - ready for the freezer weeks ago.
     
  9. khatar

    khatar Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Quote:I just looked up white rocks and they do look similar! if they are then that would be great because then we can have brown eggs!!! thanks for the replies everyone! [​IMG]

    Yup, if they be red around the "ears"= brown eggs [​IMG]

    Congrats on being a new chicken owner, beware, they are addicting! Keep 'em dry and fed and watered, and begin building more coops, you'll need them! [​IMG]
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