Green Legged Chicken. Question? Picture included.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pokes79, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Pokes79

    Pokes79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    I got this chicken as the additional exotic chicken with my order from McMurray. I asked a few weeks ago and was told that he/she is an EE, but it doesn't act or look like any of the EEs I ordered. In the order I bought EEs and Black Stars and this weirdo came....that looks and acts nothing like my EEs but it does have green legs. Are there any chicken breeds with green legs?

  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
  3. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    It's kind of a mystery bird, isn't it? Modern games do have green legs, but they are such a tall skinny bird - this one doesn't look like the gamebirds on feathersite.
    modern games


    It's body shape & color does like look an easter egger to me (an EE cockerel), but its face does not. I've never seen an EE with a red face. The face looks more like a dark cornish face (shape & color), but it's obviously not a dark cornish. What type of comb does it have. Is it a pea comb or a rose comb? If you're not sure, can you take a photo of the comb and maybe a more recent pic too?
  4. Pokes79

    Pokes79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    I am out of town for a couple weeks, but I will take a picture when i get back to see if he looks any different. He is only about 10 weeks old now.
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    I see a pea comb and a beard. I say Easter Egger.
  6. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I think EE...

    Maybe it acts different because its a rooster?
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Looks like some sort of game cross. That bird doesn't have a beard.
  8. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Portland TN
    It favors the Wyandotte that came with mine many years ago.
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    I agree that there is no beard, but it resembles my EE's (in it's body & tail).
  10. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    Yeah EEs don't always have a beard...So it is possible... But there are other breeds with green legs. Let go find that thread...

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