chick leg color-adult leg color??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by klf73, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I had mutts that hatched in May, some legs were pink and black but turned all black now. Is it common for a breed that is supposed to have black legs to be pink(or partly pink) at birth. I just hatched La Fleche and some have black legs, some mostly black with pink toes. These are from show quality breeders and I haven't been able to get in touch with him to ask(they travel). I haven't paid much attention to leg color to notice, other than my mutts since they were the first. Is it normal for a chicken that is supposed to have black legs to not when hatched?

  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    many of them will hatch out pink legged,, with a black tint. some solid pink and turn darker over the months/weeks/years

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