10 toed chick!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by RubberChickenLubber, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed today that my new 3 week old BR has split "thumb" toes. One is more divided than the other. I'm sure many have seen this, I just thought it was interesting.
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Makes you wonder if it has silkie somewhere in the gene pool.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Silkie, sultan, or fraverole... I spelled the last one wrong.
     
  4. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He may have silkie or frizzle, the lady I got him from has both. His feathers are turning outword like they are out of place. Is this a common trait among these breeds. It doesn't bother me, may make him cuter.
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:I always spell that one wrong, so I just left it at silkie. [​IMG]
     
  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Quote:The feathers turning outward is the frizzle gene. [​IMG]
     
  7. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sent an email to the lady I got him from asking if he could have frizzle. Just waiting on a reply. Curious to see.
     

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