Young Brahma with different colored legs - pigment loss?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Blackberry18, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. Blackberry18

    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2015
    I have eight 7-week old Light Brahmas. One of them, which I'm guessing maybe a pullet, has "pinkish" legs and comb than the rest of them. She is the only one. Is she lacking pigment? Will her legs and beak eventually turn yellow like they're supposed to? Will it effect the yolk color of her eggs when she starts laying? I never heard or seen this before, and she's a very healthy hen, just discolored legs and comb. Here are a few pictures of her legs and head compared to one of the others. She's in the first two.




  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicks are a-hatching Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    I would assume it's just a genetic throwback, and she will always be more pink.
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