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Another feather color question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Architect JS, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Architect JS

    Architect JS Hatching

    Dec 30, 2008
    I read pbjmakers question below and mine is similar-

    I have a bunch of Black&White Japs, or they are supposed to be B&W. They are more of a buff color w/ the black tail.

    Will they turn white with their first molt? Or do I have some bad genetics?

    Of the 6 I have, 5 are roosters- barbecue anybody? The lone hen is much lighter than the roosters but far from white.

    Any thoughts?
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    There are black tailed white japs and black tailed buff I believe.

    You probably got buff instead of white.

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