The black langshan chicken is pure black due to the presence of pigmentation in all parts of the feathers with considerable extension of black pigment to the shanks and beaks.
The head, hackle, back, saddle, sickles and wing bows of the males may
have a rich beetle-green sheen. The green sheen is a structural coloration, chicken feathers does not have any green pigment.
Chicks of black plumage varieties are also black, with some black in
beaks, legs and dorsal side of the toes, but with a varying degree of
white or grayish white in the ventral surface and the tip of the wings