?? Blue Wyandotte with slate colored shanks. . .

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chirpingcricket, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. chirpingcricket

    chirpingcricket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was reading on the Wyandotte thread and discovered that the shanks should be yellow. So what now?

    The man I purchased her from has not proven to me he really studies the breeds he sells/swaps. He owns a feed store and the last time I purchased 2 hens from him they were very sick and died. However, I was able to save our flock, thanks to all the helpful instructions given to us from the folks at BYC . Long story and will not bother with him anymore.

    Meanwhile, I had picked up this blue Wyandotte and a Columbian Wyandotte from him as well. The Columbian has the yellow shanks. Both hens are beautiful and well. Apprx 8 to 10 weeks old. I'll try to get some pictures soon.
    Just wondering about those slate colored shanks on the Blue . . .??? Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  2. turbo

    turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is very common for blue wyandottes to have grey or black on the shanks...as long as bottom of her feet are yellow you are ok..., they are suppose to be yellow, but in the real world it is very far and few between...
     
  3. chirpingcricket

    chirpingcricket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for the info Turbo!!!!!
     

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