Does the color of their legs mean anything?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Renthorin, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Renthorin

    Renthorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ask as between my 6 browns, 3 have yellowish legs and the other 3 have lighter (not quite gray/white) legs. All are just starting to grow their combs and they are red. All run around happily together and eat/drink fine.

    Just wondering why their legs would be different colors and if it means anything.


    Thanks,

    Will
     
  2. BasicallyHeather

    BasicallyHeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is funny that you asked this, because I was just about to! I have 4 Black Australorp pullets who are ten weeks old, and one has yellow legs with black scales, whereas the rest have grey legs with black scales. The one with the yellow legs has a comb that's a bit redder than the rest, and her ears are also pinker. Is this just a genetic quirk, or is it an indication that something is wrong? She acts just fine and the others don't treat her any differently.
     
  3. BasicallyHeather

    BasicallyHeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Renthorin

    Renthorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ah... good find [​IMG]

    I figured it was like people with hair color and skin tone. Some are this....others are that....etc.
     

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