Pekin bantam chocolate hen turning black

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amyschickens1, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. amyschickens1

    amyschickens1 In the Brooder

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    my chocolate pekin bantam hen is turning black after a moult why is it doing this
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    New feathers come in darker, and sometimes dark brown can look black. Are you sure it is a chocolate and not just a faded black?
     
  3. amyschickens1

    amyschickens1 In the Brooder

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    she starting to get somechocolate fethers
     

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