On 6/29/05, Robert E. wrote:
> The first of my babies has hopped out of the nest. It is
> quite a beautiful bird, s/he is white, but with a grey head,
> white cheeks, and the normal face stripe. There are no
> markings on the tail or anything else other than the head
> like I stated. Very very beautiful bird. Will this color
> stay as an adult? What is is called?
Is the 'normal face stripe' that you are referring to a tear
drop under the eye?
If so, it sounds as if it is a CFW or Chestnut Flanked White.
They have pale grey heads when they fledge, but that goes
away in time. Them males eventually develop chestnut-colored
cheek patches and the hens do not.
If it's not that, it could also be a very heavy pied.
Of course if you have pictures, that would make it very easy
to determine the mutation.