What is it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TFM3, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. TFM3

    TFM3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Have looked at photos until my eyes hurt and can't decide between light brown leghorn or Welsummer.
    She is 12 weeks old.[​IMG]
     
  2. adni02

    adni02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsummer i think
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Don't strain too hard, they're almost identical!

    The big key is earlobes. Leghorns have huge white earlobes, but they don't always develop right away and I can't see them in that pic. Leghorns also get larger combs earlier, and are lighter bodied.

    Good news is, it is a female! I'm leaning toward Wellie right now, but maybe post again in a few weeks, or a better head shot where we can see the earlobe.


    You'll know for sure when she lays. White=leghorn dark brown=Welsummer.
     

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