does yellow legs mean its a young chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tbridegroom, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. tbridegroom

    tbridegroom Out Of The Brooder

    Got told yellow legs means its a young chicken and not old
     
  2. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Hello from The Mid Ohio Valley!

    [​IMG] I've been tol the yellow leg thing, but also that the older chickens have rougher legs, more scales on them.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    different breeds have different colors of legs
     
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    No, yellow legs mean the chicken has yellow legs.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Brighter yellow can mean it's a younger bird, many hens' legs fade lighter as they lay and age. But it has to be a breed that has yellow legs to start with---different breeds have yellow, white, pink, grey, green, etc.
     
  6. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:And that's all it means. [​IMG]
     

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