albino chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Big Fred, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. Big Fred

    Big Fred Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, how can you tell is you have an albino. Does anyone have a picture of one.

    Big Fred
     
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    A true albino has pink/red eyes. Most (if any) white chickens don't. I wonder why we don't have many albino chickens...
     
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  3. chickens4me

    chickens4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What an interesting question. I never thought about an albino chicken before. Now I want to see a picture of one...if there is such a thing? [​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've never seen one... of to google....

    went through 10 pages of google images.

    Saw an albino peacock, and an albino pheasant...

    No chickens???


    HMMMM
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I think I remember a post a long time ago about this person who had an albino EE roo..... I can't remember..
     
  6. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Oooh, wouldn't that be amazing to hatch an albino chick? I wonder if an albino chicken would have many problems, as I know albinos of other species can sometimes have...

    I once came across an albino fly in my house once! It was pretty amazing, but I lost track of it before I could get pictures.
     
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  7. sylviabobby

    sylviabobby New Egg

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    We have Buff Orphingtons and a few Rhode Island Reds. We hatch 27 baby chicks from these hen's eggs in our incubator. We got one WHITE chicken, three reds, and the rest are buffs. Where did the white one come from? Albino?
     
  8. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:No white is a recessive gene in those breeds. Albinos would have no skin or eye pigmentation.
     
  9. Jenooni

    Jenooni New Egg

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    Hey there, I have just hatched a clutch of e[​IMG]ggs and have 6 SIX albinos in the mix!
     
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