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White Rock?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WA23, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. WA23

    WA23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone (or more) show me pictures of White Rocks. I am trying to identify a hen I have. I have been told in the past she was a White Australorp and also a Leghorn.

    Sorry, I can not post a picture of her at this time. Maybe tomorrow.
     
  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    White Australorp: (bantam)
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    Notice the dark colored legs and red earlobe?

    White Leghorn:
    Yellow legs, white earlobes, and usually a floppy comb.
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    White Rock:
    Yellow legs, red earlobe, MUCH larger than a White Leghorn. Leghorns are the "lightweights" of the standard chicken world.
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  4. WA23

    WA23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
    I think this bird is leghorn based on phyical decription. She is not flighty or noisy though.
     
  5. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the earlobes are one of the things I love about Rocks. Matching soft earlobes that most of mine will sit forever while you rub em.
     
  6. WA23

    WA23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bird that I am questioning is lanky, yellow legs, white earlobe and a semi-floppy comb. She has not started to lay yet. Whether I get white eggs or brown eggs will seal the deal, but it sure sounds like a leghorn.
     
  7. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White earlobe is a white rock. On Rocks the earlobe matches the color of the bird.

    Red earlobe is a leghorn.
     
  8. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
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    Quote:You might need to review the Standard of Perfection.

    White Leghorn has a white earlobe. White Rock has a red earlobe.
     

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