EE chick with feathered legs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dadsdeercamp, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    I have no chickens with feathers on their legs yet this lil chick came out of a blue EE egg.
    this is its momma
    and father
    So whats up with the feathered leggs?
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    roll of the dice. someoone doesnt show feathered shanks but they carry the gene for them.
  3. boss400

    boss400 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 7, 2011
    Lower Alabama
    Its called stubble when on the legs only if on toes to it is feather legged. They will lose the stubble sometimes

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