Cornish roaster with legs turning green? Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fuzzbot, May 10, 2009.

  1. Fuzzbot

    Fuzzbot In the Brooder

    Apr 28, 2009
    Branchport, NY
    My cornish roaster chicks are just over 2 weeks. I started mild feed restriction 3 days ago(14-16 hours with/8-10 without) to slow down their growth and prevent leg/organ problems.
    Today I noticed that 1 of my chicks has green tinted legs. It seems fine besides that. Several others show a slight greenish coloration but it's a lot less.
    Is this normal or a sign of something bad going on with circulation?

  2. deenamr

    deenamr Songster

    Jul 6, 2008
    Central Oregon
    I am also hoping that someone will answer this. I have a chick that I got out of the amerucana pullet bin but she is pure white and growing at about twice the rate of the other chicks. I was thinking she might be a meat bird that got in the wrong bin. Her legs are dark greenish and I was hoping it meant she was an amerucana.

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