discolored silkie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dpitts13, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. dpitts13

    dpitts13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my white silkie is turning yellow around the neck what is causing this .
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    She might be turning yellow because her neck got stained. For example, some poultry vitamins are a yellow/orange color, and if you use them, they can drip down a birds neck when it drinks and turn it yellow. The sun, or too much corn in the feed, can cause yellowness too, called "brassiness". Also, some birds just get a little yellow as they age. One of my white birds was quite white as a pullet, but is now has a tinge of yellow in her feathers.
     

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