What kind of hens are these? (PHOTO)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by petitesphinx, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. petitesphinx

    petitesphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what type they are or how old. They started laying ( I believe. The eggs are small, so I thought they might be from the Bantams? And some are white and others are light brown.)

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  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Looks a bit like a Leghorn to me (they also come in bantam size).
     
  3. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White leghorn????
     
  4. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i say whiteleghorn
     
  5. WA23

    WA23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of the eggs are white and some are light brown?
    Do leghorns lay brown eggs?
     
  6. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those earlobes look red. If they are, she's not a leghorn, and she'll lay brown eggs.
     
  7. WA23

    WA23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a white Australorp that looks just like her. Is that a possibility? They lay brown eggs.
     
  8. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White rock is also a possibility.
     
  9. petitesphinx

    petitesphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm......

    Two of the three will sit down when I approach them and let me pet them for a second. The other one has light brown on her feathers-looks like dirt almost- and won't let me pet her. [​IMG]

    We have them in the same coop as the Sebright Bantams, so I don't know which is laying the white or brown eggs. Do Bantams lay white or brown?

    Thanks!
     
  10. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sebrights lay white. But standard-size hens lay pretty small eggs when they start. My minorca (who will be a good-sized bird) started laying eggs that were barely longer than an inch. In general, hens with white earlobes lay white eggs, and hens with red earlobes lay brown or green/blue eggs.
     

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