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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

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    different breeds have different colors of legs
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    No, yellow legs mean the chicken has yellow legs.
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    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

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    Quote:And that's all it means. [​IMG]

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