WHAT is up with my Leghorn.???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by paulandashia, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. paulandashia

    paulandashia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stillie (My 3 year old White Leghorn girl) is one of the sweetest, friendliest birds I have. I raised her since she was a teeny, tiny peep, but she is NOT your average leghorn! She is HUGE! AND, she has SPURS like a rooster.!!! LoL
    Is this normal.???

    I would be worried that she is a Roo, only, she lays me an egg every single day.!!! (Yes, even now, when she is 3 years old! LOL)

    Oh, and how do I post a photo? I tried all the links in Photobucket, and no luck! LoL



    Here she is next to a Jersey Giant, and then with 2 Dominiques....


    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/paulandashia/Our Animal Family/The Chickens/2012040720.jpg


    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/paulandashia/Our Animal Family/The Chickens/2012040721.jpg



    And here is a photo of her spurs.!!! (Well, one spur, since the other is on the back of the leg that is upftont)

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/paulandashia/Our Animal Family/The Chickens/2012040724.jpg
     
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  2. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many breeds have hens with spurs (older hens). She seems not too big to me. May be JG is too small .
     
  3. paulandashia

    paulandashia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe. :)
    I have another Leghorn hen though (Jumpie), that is half her size, and I have 3 other JG's besides Blackie, (Ebony, Onyx and Coal), and they are all the same size.... :)

    Stillie just seems so large to me for her breed....
    A friend of mine has 4 leghorns, and they are all half her size. And none of them have spurs either..... (They all came from the same place too)

    I was just wondering.... :)
     
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