1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Have any of you guys noticed a change in eye color?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by quintinp, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. quintinp

    quintinp Songster

    2,067
    18
    171
    Oct 22, 2010
    Southern Oklahoma
    Well, I noticed it not too long ago, I like the look of my chickens eyes. When my chickens hatch most of them usually have greyish green eyes, and then when they get older they get the orange or brown/black eye color. Here are some pictures. This is Roscoe, my rhode island red Rooster. He has green eyes in this picture. [​IMG]

    I don't have any recent pictures of Roscoe, but his eyes have changed, but here's a picture of an adult rhode island red rooster. [​IMG]
     

  2. themenagerie

    themenagerie Songster

    366
    11
    113
    Jun 8, 2011
    I noticed the exact same thing with my Welsummers...when they're chicks they're a green color, as adults they're a reddish.
     
  3. Lol it seems to be the norm from what I have seen in my birds as well. Guess it is just something that happens as they mature.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by