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Are chickens color blind?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by motoclown, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. motoclown

    motoclown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if chickens can see color...............or just shades of gray?
     
  2. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely COLOR!

    Mine will fight each other like piranha for a tiny speck of red cranberry skin in a bowl of mixed grains and oatmeal.
    I rest my case.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2010
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    They actually have better vision than people.

    Imp
     
  4. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Show chickens something red, especially a sore, they will attack it. Chickens nearly killed one of my hens after the rooster rode her raw.
     
  5. motoclown

    motoclown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad they see in colors, so they can appreciate my next project.lol
     
  6. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wear that outfit around you roosters and you'll see how well they see colors.[​IMG]
     
  7. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figure that red nose is a "'gone'r "
     

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