White Leghorn or ??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Apocalypstick, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. Apocalypstick

    Apocalypstick Out Of The Brooder

    Hi everyone!

    I adopted 4 chicks from my daughters Day Care centre about 11 weeks ago and we have fallen in love with them. On the paperwork we got it said that the little yellow chicks would be Light Sussex. On the website documentation it doesn't mention light sussex, but New Hampshire Sussex. It also mentions white leghorns (http://hennypennyhatching.com.au/rs...UESTIONS ANSWERED -amended + with borders.pdf)

    I googled White Leghorns, and... well Tortilla might be one, but all the pictures I see the chickens are REALLY white. Torty is white, but not a crisp white like the pictures. She also has some flecks of brown/black through her feathers. Is she a White Leghorn, or something else?? She's about 13 weeks old.


    Please excuse the mess, she was perched up on our planting table.


    So what do you guys think... White Leghorn, a mix, or something else??
  2. Darklingstorm

    Darklingstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2011
    Durant, Oklahoma
    try looking up California Whites, these are a type of leghorn but have some coloring to them.
  3. Apocalypstick

    Apocalypstick Out Of The Brooder

    Cool thanks I will check them out!!
  4. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    Palmetto GA
    Your chick is Golden Sex Link male
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2011
    Milwaukie, Oregon
    Red sex-link Cockerel
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    That is a mixed breed cockerel. Could be sex link, due to the color. That reddish/gold color will spread as he ages.
  7. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

    Mar 31, 2012
    London, UK
    My Coop
    that looks like an Amber Star (Amber Link), they are sexlinked breed

    RIR crossed with a White Leghorn

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