Rhode Island Red with White feathers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SPasquel, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. SPasquel

    SPasquel New Egg

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    I have a RIR chick that has grown white feathers throughout his body. Does this mean anything?

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    White feathers? I see the white chick down that is disappating. . . . Perhaps I need a better photo to see what you're seeing?

    Otherwise, I will have to tell you, that chick looks to be a cockerel.
     
  3. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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  4. My RIR had just a tad bit of white on their wings as chicks. You can see a pic of the chicks on my page. I think your has quite a bit of white. More so than normal. It may not be pure but RIR's are really good chickens. It's still a keeper in my book.

    I second the fact that it looks to be a boy.
     
  5. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I agree with Illia and Punky on this one. Wait a few weeks and that white may disappear. Does look like a cockerel.
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, Thats normal. It will molt out in a few weeks.
     

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