Perhaps this from the Metzer Farms FAQ page will help:
"What causes the black spots on my duck's bill?
Black spots on the bill and legs are due to melanin skin pigment. They are normally present (not harmful) but are covered...
Originally Posted by chicken pickin
I was just looking at your picture log and I loved it. I think I might do something like that once I start hatching my CL chicks.
It has been helpful for...
Originally Posted by SallyinIndiana
wow this is a fast moving thread. I have not been able to keep up. I do have a question however. Will a dark down chick look similar to a light down chick of the...
Originally Posted by AuroraSprings
From left to right I'd say,
Either lightly marked lilac OR silver, depending on the color of that dark feather it is either a lilac or a silver (if feather is black its...
Originally Posted by 1muttsfan
If I were to choose a hen to cull, it would be Rosy Cotton - I do not like small hens, and color is not a huge issue for me right now until my numbers and type improve. ...
Originally Posted by nicalandia
Grey barring on shoulders and secondaries,
That's a good thing, right? (I haven't been following the genetics discussion as closely as I should. Makes my eyes cross!)
I need to decide who I am going to breed from and who I am going to merge into my layer flock. Could I get y'all's feedback on my thought?
I have two CL cockerels. They both have the same faults - tail angle is too high, too much color,...