can chickens feathers change color ? white to brown

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kimt816, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. kimt816

    kimt816 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 13, 2008
    kernersville, nc
    i have a strange ? i have a small whitl leghorn hen she was all white when i got her but she is now a mottled white with brown spots and a completely brown feathered head? i thought at first the roos were being to rough as she lost all the feathers on her head but they have all come back brown/ reddish color she is eating and laying otherwise fine just wierd?? any ideas on this thanks
  2. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2007
    I've heard of this happening and that with a subsequent molt return to their original color.
  3. farmerKEN

    farmerKEN Out Of The Brooder

    May 26, 2009
    Western Mass
    are you sure she's a leghorn. My amber sex link was all white untill a few weeks ago. She's 15 now.
  4. heidiammar

    heidiammar Out Of The Brooder

    May 19, 2015
    birmingham uk
    What breed is this?

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