hen with nice tail feathers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by resurreccion858, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. resurreccion858

    resurreccion858 Out Of The Brooder

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    i know roosters have nice tail feathers like gamefowls and such. but is there a breed where the hens have nice tail feathers ?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    To what would you call "nice tail feathers" ? For them to be colorful, have more iridescence, be larger, have more length?
     
  3. resurreccion858

    resurreccion858 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:yes! thats what i mean sorry im new
     
  4. Chickielady

    Chickielady Spiritwood Farms Premium Member

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    Not that I know of, other than the sheen that is breed specific.
    The Phoenix and Old English Game varieties have a longer tail, but still not like a rooster.
     
  5. Darth Egger

    Darth Egger New Egg

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    I think a Seabright hen's tail feathers are every bit as impressive as a Seabright rooster's. [​IMG]
     
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    thank you guys for this info. the reason i ask this is because the roosters are pretty noisy. and we were trying to look for something thats quiet and looks quite nice
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:That's because they're henny feathered. [​IMG] ( The roosters don't have sickles or saddle feathers)
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:[​IMG] The Male Sebright is Henny feathered so both the Rooster and the Hen have the same tail feathers.

    Chris
     
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