Blue *ears*?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by StarLover21, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I went out to check on my White Leghorn pullet to see if her pecking wound had healed, and I noticed something. She has the fluffy white earlobes, but underneath, on her face in the wrinkly red skin, its colored a kind of shiny metallic blue. On both sides, same spot. Normal? Just wondering.
     
  2. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a picture?
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try to post a picture.

    You mean the BLUE spot means she lays white eggs? I thought the white earlobes meant that.
     
  5. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I thought you meant blueish white earlobes. Maybe we should see a photo.
     
  6. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I'm not sure...I think the earlobes are the feathers covering the ears, right? The blue spots are right below that. I'll try to get a picture...its dark her right now, so I'll take one in the morning.
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a shot of my cochin/silkie, she has blue earlobes, lays tan/speckled eggs...and a shot of my Calif White, white earlobes, white eggs! Go figure!

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    Would like to see a pic of yours....here is a link to follow if you need help.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=504
     
  8. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I see. I guess this is just normal. Sorry about that. I've never had a chicken who layed white eggs before. [​IMG]
     
  9. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, my leghorn has lovely blue opalescent lobes.
     

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