Feathered legs??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mickey400z, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. mickey400z

    mickey400z New Egg

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    This came out of my blue orpington pen. Ermm...thinks these will be feathered legs? If so, someone's been sneaking in!!

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, those legs look feathered.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Feathered legs are supposed to be dominant, so yes, I'm thinking there's someone where they're not supposed to be.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched one this spring that randomly had feathered legs like that. Mom was an Easter egger and dad was a buff Orpington. Neither parents had leg feathers. She has very light feathering on her legs as an adult.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, those are definitely feathered legs, so your chick is not pure Orpington.
     

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