Shiny Feathers?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Justino, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    are shiny feathers mean its a male?
     
  2. paganfish

    paganfish Songster

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    no they should BOTH (male and female) have shiny feathers!

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  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    No, both sexes can have shiny feathers.
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    Shiny feathers typically is a sign of good health...on male or female.

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  5. SillyChick

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    I don't know..............what I know is that it means they're happy and healthy..........good for you! [​IMG]


    I also think that when you direct the feathers in sunlight, you can see that if the feathers are slender and pointed, it's a male..........I quite forgot.............I don't know if it's vice versa............sorry! [​IMG]
     
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