change of color in my chickens legs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kens147, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. kens147

    kens147 Out Of The Brooder

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    my chickens legs have changed from yellow to a reddish is there a resson
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    are they youngsters? Mine started changing as they got closer to laying.
     
  3. kens147

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    less than a year
     
  4. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roosters get red stripes from their testosterone fluctuation. (My top hen gets it too)
     
  5. kens147

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    thanks
     
  6. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    You will also find that free ranging can make them more yellow, as will corn. But too much corn is not good.
     
  7. kens147

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    thanks
     

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