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White Rock or Leghorn?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sphinx, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Sphinx

    Sphinx Songster

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    I thought these cockerels were white leghorns, but I saw a photo of a white rock rooster, so now I am confused.

    What breed are they? And, how can you tell?

    I don't really have a strong opinion on what breed they ought to be, but I'm trying to educate myself.

    Oh, and they are both a little over 2 months old.

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  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Songster

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    You were right, they are White Leghorns [​IMG]
     
  3. LeftAtAlbuquerque

    LeftAtAlbuquerque In the Brooder

    Great pics! and they sure are handsome [​IMG]

    I'm sure you'll get an answer, I'm to new to chickens to know.
     
  4. Red&Yellow

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    Definately Leghorn, by that age a Rock would be huge!!!
     
  5. HBuehler

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    Those are NOT leghorn roosters..that one closest in the picture has red earlobes leghorns only have white ears..can't see the ears on the back one that well but it looks like it may be the same as the one in the front.Also you have way too many points on the comb to be a leghorn
    This is a leghorn rooster more mature but you can see his earlobes are white he's been very busy with the ladies and not perfect feather.We have leghorns in many colors here.
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  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    It looks like the one in back might have white earlobes, but it's hard to tell from the picture. The one in front definitely has red earlobes so I would say it's a white rock.
     
  7. HBuehler

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    the one in the back may or may not have white ears looks like you can see a hint of red with the angle of the picture but the comb is still wrong to be any leghorn.
     

  8. Bearsfan

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  9. chriskitty572

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    They are definately white leghorns. I have a pair myself. Hope this helps.[​IMG]
     
  10. Country Living Farm

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    Correct leghorn shoudl have white lobes. Can you post a better picture of the lobes. If white leghorn. If red could be White rock but the tail is big for a White rock rooster, IMO
     

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