Easter Eggers and Leg Color

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cqranch, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. cqranch

    cqranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will some EE's have yellow legs or will they always be greenish color? I have two EE crosses that look like the other EE's but they have yellow legs. Will they just lay brown colored eggs?
     
  2. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE's can have any color of legs -- gray, green, yellow, pink, etc. Green just happens to be one of the most common ones. Leg color is not related to egg color.
     
  3. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my little flock of EEs there are slate legs, green legs, white legs and yellow legs. They all lay pale blue / minty greenish eggs.
     
  4. mizauntcathy'shenhouse

    mizauntcathy'shenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I often wondered if the leg color related to the egg color. My Ameraucanas usually lay the light blue/greenish egg, but when the Partridge Rock roosters got to them I noticed some of the eggs were taupe (PR hens lay brown eggs)...or either my crossbred chicks/hens from an Ameraucana hen and PR rooster laid the taupe egg. Not sure which, but the were certainly different looking eggs....of course the flavor didn't change. [​IMG]
     

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