White.. earlobes?

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

  1. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    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

  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    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

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    I've noticed this becoming more common in hatchery birds lately.
  4. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    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.


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

    Edited for horrible typing [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2008

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