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Barred rocks with green or blue in their feathers....?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rainbowchicks, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. rainbowchicks

    rainbowchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Its over cast today. When I was admiring my australorps feathers, I noticed that my barred rocks have "mermaid" feathers too!!

    Is this normal, or does it mean they're mixed somewhere down the gene line?
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    No, I believe that is normal for BRs black part of the feather.
     
  3. rainbowchicks

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    Its so pretty!! If the sun is out, you cant see it as much
     

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