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Why does my White LegHorn have gray legs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Faye W, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Faye W

    Faye W Hatching

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    I have 3 white leghorns that are 3.5 weeks old. One of them has gray legs. Can anyone tell me why the legs are gray on one and a pinkish/beige on the other two?

    Thanks! Faye
     

  2. ve

    ve Songster

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    They are not Leghorns then
     
  3. Faye W

    Faye W Hatching

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    Quote:What do you think it could be? I'll try to take a picture of it tomorrow when it's daylight.
     
  4. ve

    ve Songster

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    If they are from hatcery probably Jersey Giants (white).But post pictures when they are 3-4 monts old
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Would have to see a picture but they could be White Minorca (They have White Legs and White Ear lobes)
    Or like ve said White Jersey Giants (If they have Red ear Lobes)
    Where did you get them from?

    Chris
     
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  6. Faye W

    Faye W Hatching

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    I got the chicks from mypetchicken.com. I have a mixture of 5 breeds but because the only white ones I ordered were Leghorns, I was puzzled by the gray legs. I'll get a picture for you ASAP and another when when it gets 3 month's old as requested.

    Thanks!!
     
  7. flossy1021

    flossy1021 In the Brooder

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  8. flossy1021

    flossy1021 In the Brooder

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    I got 3 from Tractor supply and one of mine has gray legs and too. I was wondering the same thing. I guess maybe we will find out when they get a little older
     
  9. BoundlessLove

    BoundlessLove In the Brooder

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    I've got 10 supposed WL chicks from TS. 9 are true WL, but one is white feathered with green legs and feet. We have no idea her breed. WLs have yellow legs and feet. No other coloring.
     
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    Here is pics of two of the chicks I got at TSC. I've had them about 2 weeks one has grayish dark legs and the other two have pinkish yellow. Any idea what breed they are ?
     
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