What do i feed WHITE show birds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FluffyButts11, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. FluffyButts11

    FluffyButts11 New Egg

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    Hi, any tips on what to feed white show birds. Also grooming techniques for whites.
    I heard marigold can cause a shadow in white feathers, what other by-products can cause this in feeds?
    I am new to showing, i have white seramas. Thank you!!!
     
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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Genetics will play a major role in Yellowing of feathers. If the bird is a dominate, receive white or sex-link silver will play role in how "true" the White.
    Foods to watch out for are Yellow Corn, Animal Fats, Marigold and foods that are rich in Xanthophyll.
    Also limit the amount of direct sunlight your White birds get, the direct sunlight will Yellow some White Fowl.


    Chris
     
  3. FluffyButts11

    FluffyButts11 New Egg

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    Thank you! great advice.
     

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