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do yellow legs always mean roo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by spish, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    i hatch a lot of 'crosses' here and this batch seem to have a lot of yellow legged chicks
    so does yellow legs always indicate roo?
     
  2. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    Quote:NO
     
  3. Pequena Bandada

    Pequena Bandada Small Flock

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    Nope.
     
  4. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, it just means that there is some genetic input in the mix, that is from a yellow-legged breed. No correlation to rooster versus hen, at all.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No. Yellow legs are just a characteristic of the breed (or mutt) And have nothing to do with gender. [​IMG]
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yellow legs are recessive, meaning that the gene must be inherited from each parent, not just one. It is not sex-linked, although the id gene is.
     
  7. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    super! thank you for the quick replies [​IMG]
     
  8. xyresicchick

    xyresicchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is the "id gene" ?
     
  9. peewee6765

    peewee6765 Out Of The Brooder

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    yellowe legs could be a sign of not laying
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Where'd you hear that one from?
     

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