Someone post a pic of a "reddish-bay" eye please!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cochin44, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. cochin44

    cochin44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying to learn exactly what this is. And what is not favorable.

    Thanks!
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Hope you can see this well enough:
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  3. cochin44

    cochin44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I can see it. Does it refer to the pupil or the iris?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The iris is reddish bay. That hen is a cross of Ameraucana colors, not a standard color, but I believe her eyecolor is correct and what is referred to as reddish bay. I had to ask this question a couple years ago myself. My first Ameraucanas, well, a couple of them, had darker eyes than they should, more dark brown.
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Wow learned something new here today...I will have to check my girls' eyes as I am almost positive I have several with that eye color.
     
  6. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    Here is "reddish bay" as interpreted for Marans:

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  7. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    Here's another....

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  8. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm, my Ameraucanas have better eye color than I thought. [​IMG]
     
  9. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You learn something every day [​IMG]
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks, Birch Run and amazondoc for posting more closeup pics than I had available. [​IMG]
     

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