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Albino rooster?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by buzzzkehl, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. buzzzkehl

    buzzzkehl Hatching

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    Just wondering if my friends rooster is a true albino? He has yellow feet.[​IMG]
     

  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Crowing

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    Hello and [​IMG]

    No, not an albino --- he has red and yellow feathers for a start, automatic disqualification, and the yellow legs/beak are also a disqualification from albino status. A true albino should have pink eyes, white skin and white feathers or fur or hair or scales; blue eyes are also allowed in most cases.

    Best wishes.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    X2 on Chooks4Life's advice. Your bird looks more like a Red Pyle, or a white with some red leakage.
     
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Lots of breeds have yellow feet. Pink eyes are a sure clue to an albino. Good luck with your rooster and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Agreed - he's a handsome boy - but not albino - his coloration is pretty standard.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Nope, your rooster isn't an albino. Looks more like a Red Pyle. [​IMG]

    If you have any other questions, feel free to ask!
     

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  10. buzzzkehl

    buzzzkehl Hatching

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    Thanks for everyone's feedback [​IMG]
     

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