Who's who

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by piracy31, May 23, 2016.

  1. piracy31

    piracy31 New Egg

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    Please help
    Three week old welsummer and brown leghorn roos. I believe they are rules because the size of their Combs compared to the other chicks! Can anybody tell me which ones which one is obviously darker than the other.

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    The darker one looks like the Leghorn I believe and the lighter one the Welsummer.
     
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  3. piracy31

    piracy31 New Egg

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    Here are a couple more pics.[​IMG]
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It is pretty much impossible to say which is which, definitively at that age. The main difference between the breeds is in the earlobe color, and that might not be apparent until after about 10 weeks of age.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The dark chick is male, regardless of the breed. Only boys get black chests like that.
     

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