Ancona with relatively bright yellow legs and ear-lobes

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  1. ackchicken

    ackchicken New Egg

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    I have 4 Ancona hens 1.5 yrs old and one recently started crowing. This particular chicken also has bright yellow legs and ear-lobes relative to the other hens. I never thought anything of it until now, when she became so noisy. Just curious if there could be a connection. Could the yellow color be a sign of a health problem and the noisy behavior another sign? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hello and Welcome to BYC.

    If you are certain the one crowing is a hen with proof of having laid eggs or is it a rooster? Sumi has already given you the link to the Ancona thread. I would suggest you post the question with a pic to get some experienced input.
     
  4. ackchicken

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    Here's a pretty good picture of the chicken in question relative to the others. You can see the stronger yellow color.[[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2016
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    no photo ???
     
  8. ackchicken

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    Sorry, just added them to my original post. Thanks.
     
  9. AmandaMBG

    AmandaMBG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you find any answers on this one? My Ancona who in the past month has moved up to top hen all of the sudden has yellow earlobes. Wondering if you found out if this is a hormonal thing.
     

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