Ever had a white legged chicken ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by OHChick, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. OHChick

    OHChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My NH Reds are about 15 weeks old...... they all seem normal and healthy but one of the hens has white legs instead of yellow. Is that normal ? I have 26 of them so its hard to track her down and get a photo but I might try later. [​IMG]
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Many english breeds have white legs. It's just a sign of cross breeding in the past which your birds will sometime display.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yeah, bet it's something in the genetics if only one has white legs and they are not laying yet. I know my leghorn girl had these bright bananna yellow legs when she was young... now after laying dozens of eggs over the past year... Her legs are as white as a sheet of paper!
     
  4. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooo. That sounds pretty. Hurry somebody! Post a pic!!!
     
  5. HerbGir1972

    HerbGir1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My NH has white legs,
     
  6. HerbGir1972

    HerbGir1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Told him today to lay out & get some cplor on those white legs...ha
     

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