white leghorn? Roo or not?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Four, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. Four

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    How old? Could you get a better picture of it standing? Does it have red or white earlobes?
     
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    Pretty sure earlobes are white. It's about 6 maybe 7 weeks old. Hard to get photos as its not mine.
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    If it has white earlobes then I would say it was a Leghorn, if not my guess would be a white Plymouth Rock. 6 to 7 weeks old, that is kinda young for a comb like that, but I'll need better pictures to be sure of the gender.
     
  5. chickmomma03

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    My leghorn had a big comb too, and really gave me a run for my money. She is most DEFINITELY a she though, and the first one to start laying big beautiful white eggs, sometimes double or triple yolkers too!

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    hope these pics help you with determining gender. :)

    I haven't had a cockerel, but from pics I've seen online their feathers look finer and more pointed as young ones before their saddle feathers really come in.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

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    Love your little lady! I want a leghorn badly :)!
     
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    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is a 9wk old pic of her. I'm trying to find a 7wk, but I had to restore my computer so they're spread out in different places:

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    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote: Thanks! She's actually the "head" pullet :) She is an awesome girl for sure too!
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

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    @Four are you sure that it is 6-7 weeks old? That's an awful lot of feathers and a big size for that age.
     
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  10. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The rest of the pics are all mixed up since I uploaded to online to protect and don't give me original dates :/ So, I can only guess ages before then for the other pics after they gained all feathers, which isn't helpful (ugh).
     

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