White chicken with yellow legs

WesternWildcat

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I would like to know what breed this one is too.
They are crossed I believe but they have some very dark pigmentation around their heads and light feathered legs. The eggs are light brown.
 

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NatJ

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Wow! That was fast! How can you tell?
White feathers, yellow legs--the most common three options would be Cornish Cross, Plymouth Rock, White Leghorn.

Leghorn would have a skinnier body and white earlobes, Cornish Cross would have a very wide body and thick legs, White Rock is the one that's shaped like a normal chicken :)

Other white chickens tend to have something different about them--white legs (Orpington), feathers on the feet (Cochin), different comb shape (Chantecler, Wyandotte), feathers on the head (Polish), feathers on the feet and head (Sultan, Silkie), and so on.

Rhode Island White would also match what you've got, but is much less common, so probably not.

I would like to know what breed this one is too.
They are crossed I believe but they have some very dark pigmentation around their heads and light feathered legs. The eggs are light brown.
Where did you order those chickens from? Different hatcheries tend to have different mixes.

Lightly feathered legs makes me suspect Marans.
 
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Pullet Press

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White feathers, yellow legs--the most common three options would be Cornish Cross, Plymouth Rock, White Leghorn.

Leghorn would have a skinnier body and white earlobes, Cornish Cross would have a very wide body and thick legs, White Rock is the one that's shaped like a normal chicken :)

Other white chickens tend to have something different about them--white legs (Orpington), feathers on the feet (Cochin), different comb shape (Chantecler, Wyandotte), feathers on the head (Polish), feathers on the feet and head (Sultan, Silkie), and so on.

Rhode Island White would also match what you've got, but it much less common, so probably not.



Where did you order them chicken from? Different hatcheries tend to have different mixes.

Lightly feathered legs makes me suspect Marans.
Does look like a BCM, but it could be a Black Star, with the father being a BCM.
 

WesternWildcat

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White rock.


Where did you get her? Seems likely she is a Black Copper Maran.
Three of them were given to us. One has a little red on her neck the other two do not, and one has some very dark pigment on her head and comb. The all have a few feathers on their legs but not many. They lay smallish light brown eggs one of them (with the red on her neck) lays elongated pinkish brown eggs.
 

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