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White rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by vicmower, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. vicmower

    vicmower Songster

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    Any hints on differentiating white plymoth rocks and white leghorns?
     
  2. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

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    Leghorns lay white eggs and are smaller than white rocks.Leghorns also have real floppy combs.
     
  3. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing 11 Years

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    Yep, white plymoth rocks lay brown eggs and are a large chicken in comparison to a leggern, although they both have a single comb.

    bigzio
     
  4. happyhens

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    White Rocks are MUCH bigger than leghorns, leghorns have big floppy combs and lay white eggs, rocks have smaller combs and lay brown eggs. Also the Rocks seem a lot calmer than leghorns. My Leghorns were crazy! They wouldn't let me within 15 ft. of them!
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    leghorns are thinner in the back and behind the legs then their tail fans out
    and they have more curves

    and rocks tail just kinda goes up starting from middle of the back up at an angle to the end point
     
  6. MsMcChick

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    Are you talking standard or bantam? We have bantam rocks and they are a chunkier, more stout bird, bigger in the breast, not quite as streamline, and yes, have a smaller comb. Good cluck! (i mean luck [​IMG] )
     
  7. vicmower

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    Comparing white rock rooster to white leghorn rooster in standard sizes.
     

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