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chickens and eye color

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kwynn's birds Alaska, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. kwynn's birds Alaska

    kwynn's birds Alaska Songster

    Aug 6, 2008
    Kenai, Alaska
    I never would have thought of this before yesterday, but should chickens of the same breed have the same eye color?

    I have 6 black australorps. 5 of these girls have deep brown eyes, while the 6th, has more orangey brown eyes. it dosn't really matter to me what color their eyes are, as long as I keep getting eggs, but would it matter if they were say.... show quality? just wondering [​IMG]

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    It only matters if you are into breed preservation or showing. [​IMG]

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