Can EE hens have iridescent green feathers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by festivefeet, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. festivefeet

    festivefeet Songster

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    I have a 9 week old chick that has green iridescent feathers coming in on the tail, neck and wing feathers. I wondered if this is only a rooster trait or if EE hens can have this too?

    Thanks.
    J.
     
  2. All of my black (Araucana crossed) EE have green iridescense in their feathers when they are in the sunshine. Males and females.
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    My black araucana hens look green in the sunshine. It can be on either gender.
     

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