azure legs of the cock, etc.

Van jecosten at COX.NET
Fri Jun 30 20:56:18 UTC 2006

Chickens with blue legs
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From: "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 4:52 PM
Subject: Re: azure legs of the cock, etc.

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> At 6/30/2006 12:16 PM, you wrote:
>>I wonder whether medieval European chickens could have had legs of
>>azure/ blue. The only modern chickens I can clearly recall seeing
>>had red or yellow legs.
> Fowl at agricultural fairs are of a surprising (to a New York boy
> like me) variety of colors.  But I don't recall the legs.
> Joel
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