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Strange Eye Color? Update photo...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Chick-a-roos, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Chick-a-roos

    Chick-a-roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Thelma 1 year old Cochin Bantam. I bought a few hens in September 2009 and have recently noticed that she has two different colored eyes. As in the photo...her right eye is golden-red color but her other eye is grayish-blue color. How abnormal is this? Sorry, if I have posted in the wrong topic (didn't seem to fit in any topic). [​IMG]


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    Last edited: Jan 13, 2010
  2. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Rochester, NH
    i have a brahma with both eyes that are a blue/gray color. her hatchery sister has the normal color of orange. i don't know how common it really is though-sorry i'm not much help answering that question.
     
  3. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to see the other side color too. That is neat.
     
  4. Chick-a-roos

    Chick-a-roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally, a photo of Thelma's left eye! (I didn't post a photo in the beginning bc I had a terrible time holding the camera in my left hand, LOL) [​IMG] Anyway, that eye is grayish-blue in color. I am curious if anyone else has seen this before and know how normal or abnormal it is?



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  5. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Leesburg
    what a pretty hen! I think she's gorgeous even with weird eyes! Makes her way neater!
     
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    somewhere on here there's a pic of a roo that is half frizzled and half regular feathered. Apparently chicken genes come in "halves" [​IMG]
     
  7. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    That is cool! I don't know how common it is in chickens. I knew of 1 person and 1 dog that had 2 different colored eyes. Both had 1 brown and 1 blue eye. It's called heterochromia.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterochromia
     
  8. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Quote:I've seen two dogs. One Husky, one Olde English Shepherd.
     
  9. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a turkey that has blue in his eyes. Not the whole eye just like a quarter of each eye. He is really neat and so is your chickie!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2008
    FL
    Very pretty [​IMG]
     

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