Hundreds of feathers per cape ranging from 2-7 inches in length. Feather stems that are strong and flexible and very thin. Deep, natural consistent colors are the Metz trademark. No other company can reproduce consistently the colors offered by Metz. Stringent breeder selections coupled with strict grading procedures, guarantees top quality hackle, every time. This translates into quality fly tying experiences, and quality flies. Quality has always been synonymous with Metz.