I actually know what this is! Different breeds of chicken have different color skin (just like they have different color eggs - white, every shade of brown, even blue). In the U.S. the preference is for chickens with white skin, while in Europe - and apparently in Mexico as well! - the yellow-skinned chickens are preferred. I seem to recall that the diet (beta carotene intake) does affect the "yellowness" of the yellow skin (with yellower being better!), but in white-skinned birds the beta carotene is broken down so that it doesn't show up as yellow in the skin.
Originally Posted by dixie13
I know this was a dumb tangent, I'm a dork and I find such things interesting.
5'2", 210#. Starting weight 250#, goal 140#. Overall goal - fit, lean, healthy and happy!
199# goal - Get a new 'do.
160# goal - Go to Cedar Point to ride ALL the rollercoasters.
140# goal - Finally take riding lessons.