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

    Apr 17, 2009
    Coos Bay, OR
    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

    Apr 26, 2008
    Cypress, Texas
    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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