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Questions about white feathers coming in on my Buff orphanington roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jaxxie, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. Jaxxie

    Jaxxie New Egg

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    I purchased 2 yellow buff orphanington roosters 2 months ago and now they have white feathers coming in in their tail feathers. My question is are these ones I need to cull now or wait to see if it's stress related?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Some have white in their tails, it's an individual trait, not caused by stress.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I agree, it is not stress related. If your goals requite tail feathers to not be white then culling them is probably a good idea. You don’t want them to pass those genetics to their offspring.
     

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