Blue Eyed Leghorn

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Flock Master64, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, not sure if I posted in the correct place or not.

    I have a White Leghorn hen about 1 1/2 years old and she has blue eyes. I searched all over the internet about chickens with blue eyes and I couldn't find anything so I'm guessing it's very rare. I just wanted to know why she has blue eyes and why the rest of my chickens and the ones I've seen all have brown eyes.



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  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi.

    Very cool, never seen a chicken with blue eyes.

    My best guess would be that it's a recessive gene. [​IMG]

    I know blue eyes can be more sensitive to the sun. So it might not be considered a good thing in chickens per se.....

    But time to auction that beauty off! [​IMG] Huh, [​IMG] I don't know chicken math. [​IMG]
     
  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks

    I actually live in a forest so I'm not too worried about that.

    No way! I'm keeping her forever.
     
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  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    I live in the forest to, almost. We are surrounded but in a small neighborhood.

    She's a beauty! [​IMG] I don't blame you for keeping her, I just had to harass you a little though. [​IMG]
     

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