Production Red with WHITE earlobes??

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by summerb123, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a Production Red pullet with white earlobes I understand that they have Leghorn in them but aren't they supposed to red earlobes [​IMG]why do they have white earlobes and will they lay white eggs help please

    Thanks,
    Summer
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Is the earlobe fully white or just marred with white in the middle?

    Can you post photos of the bird?
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Are you certain that she is not a red leghorn?
     
  4. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    give me a minute and I will get a photo
     
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  6. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    she moves to much[​IMG]
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    That's a red earlobe. It's common for pullets of her age to show a rather pale lobe. It will darken as she matures.
     

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