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Which breed has yellow legs????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mustangsaguaro, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chicken that has really yellow legs. What breed of chicken has yellow legs? She looks like my Old Englishes, but could be a phoenix.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Actually, lots of them do. Sure would help if we had a picture.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Lots and Lots of chickens have yellow legs...pic would help for sure....
     
  4. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics.

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    It's the one in the foreground that has the real yellow legs. Am posting another pic just below this one, but in the next pic her legs don't look that yellow.

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    I have another hen that looks like her but my other hen doesn't have the real yellow legs like this one. Below is a pic. of my other hen that looks like her.

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    If you need better pics let me know.

    Thanks
    Kim
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Really yellow legs mean she isn't laying or has just started laying. The yellow fades more and more, the more eggs she lays. Can't help you on the breed, though, perhaps Old English Game Bantam type.
     
  6. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Since I cant see the pics here at school, if it looks like an old english but has really yellow legs and a single comb, it could be a leghorn. Phoenix are supposed to have slate blue legs.
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    She looks like a young light brown leghorn to me.
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  8. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    I am also voting Leghorn. Yellow legs and white earlobes.
     
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't know..her color is not right for brown leghorn. She looks more the silver duckwing pattern. Is that a spur on her leg? She could be leghorn and game fowl cross.

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  10. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, she does have only one spur on one of her legs. Do certain breeds of hens develop spurs? Why do you say she could be leghorn/gamefowl cross. I see the game fowl but not the leghorn.

    Kim
     

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