White.. earlobes?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LilBizzy, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    One of my Rhode Island Red roosters has bright white- I guess they are earlobes? I don't think I have ever seen this. Is it normal? OR do I have a special roo?
    It's a little hard to see in this picture, but in the 10 days since this picture has been taken, its gotten very bright white

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  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I would say ur RiR's momma was a floosie, cuz that roo has a little somthin somthin in it besides RiR. [​IMG]

    Very pretty roo I might add [​IMG]
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I've noticed this becoming more common in hatchery birds lately.
     
  4. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    Quote:[​IMG] Well, I do know there is something else in these supposed Rhode Island Reds. I got them from a private hatchery, I guess you'd call it? The guy said they were all RIR's. I hate to tell him but.. they arent . But they are all pretty. Except for the 1 roo, pictured here next to the guy with the tomato. He is Interesting looking.

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    But he's the only one out of 11 to have white earlobes.


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    Last edited: Aug 31, 2008

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