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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

    Nov 29, 2015
    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

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Some have white in their tails, it's an individual trait, not caused by stress.
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    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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