One black feather why

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hlhutchinson, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. hlhutchinson

    hlhutchinson Songster

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    IMG_7517.JPG Our white leghorn has one black feather she's about 9 weeks
     
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  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    That's not a leghorn. That's a Easter egger mixed with leghorn because of the yellow feet
     
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  3. ShellyBear

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    Easter egger
     
  4. hlhutchinson

    hlhutchinson Songster

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    Thank you we got our chicks from my kids class and we're given a list of what they could be. Looks lovely me we guessed wrong :)
     
  5. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Crossing the Road

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    Yes see the muffs?
     
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  6. hlhutchinson

    hlhutchinson Songster

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    What are muffs, sorry I really don't know much about chickens I have read two books about them but apparently I need to re read so that more will stick :)
     
  7. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Crowing

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    These fluffy things are muffs.
     
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  8. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Crossing the Road

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    Like a beard. The fluffy cheeks.
     
  9. RoostersAreAwesome

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    That's an easter egger or easter egger mix.
     
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  10. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Sadly, that is not a leghorn. That is a Easter Egger, probably a mix. Now about that feather... I assume it is normal, one of my Guinea fowl is black with one white feather. Nothing to worry about. :)
     
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