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Buff Orpington Rooster with Red markings on legs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tomorton, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. tomorton

    tomorton Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a BO rooster, about 8 months old who has dark red "stripes" running up his legs..and a bit of dark red showing between his toes. Is this normal? The scales are not raised at all. We routinely add DE to their areas. Since it is JUST the rooster and none of the hens, in a large flock, I am thinking its ok, but need some reassurance.
    Thanks
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Normal! Barred Rocks also have that. Mature roosters often do, especially BRs and RIRs. My BR roos do, both of them.
     
  3. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kind of like this?

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    Normal. Racing stripes!
     
  4. tomorton

    tomorton Out Of The Brooder

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    That's it...great..thanks so much for the replies!
     

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