My 3yr old EE hen is turning white?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MikasGirl, May 7, 2011.

  1. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will have to post pictures. I don't know if this is an illness or something else but my 3yr old girl, Quail, an Easter Egger, is changing from her normal light-brown/blonde coloring to almost pure white. It's not completely obvious, but quite a few feathers are white. I'm not positive if she is molting or not... but it's really weird... Any thoughts? Thanks!
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you go to feathersite and look at the Marans page.. towards the bottom is a picture of a black marans that molted and started turning white. It looks pretty neat! I have no idea why that happens though, I'd love to know too.
     

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