The Svart Hona (Swedish Black Hen) Thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by boykin2010, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

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    Hi, To the best of my knowledge no. My question for you is ~ why do his legs look yellow and his comb red? If you google the breed and hopefully the Svart vets will chime in as well, to give you a proper standard. HugHess
     
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  2. CheshireKat

    CheshireKat Out Of The Brooder

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    That's just the light, their legs and combs are black. The spot is definitely white though ;)
     
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  3. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White ear lobs ,may have a white egg layer in the family
     
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  4. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    He looks like there is some penedesenca in his genes.
     
  5. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My svart's don't have white ear lobes,what line do you have,do the hens lay white eggs
     
  6. CheshireKat

    CheshireKat Out Of The Brooder

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    We have those two from Greenfire Farms. She does lay white eggs
     
  7. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are free ewe crazy the lobs are mulberry,they haven't started laying yet
     
  8. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White ear lobes pop up from time to time in these and the Cemani.
    Not sure why, but it happens in all bloodlines that I'm aware of.
    Technically it is not something you should breed in but you can still use him. Just be sure to keep an eye on his offspring because it will be passed on to a percentage of his sons most likely.
     
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  9. CheshireKat

    CheshireKat Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I thought it was something like that.
     
  10. Double Kindness

    Double Kindness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The svarts from gff are about ready to come out of quarantine :) I am bummed about the white earlobes on the roo! ; (
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