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5 Toed Feather Footed Chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Griffin Nest, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched a 5-toed brown patterned chick from shipped eggs from someone with a mixed flock and I don't know what breed it could be! It also has feathers on its feet.
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    If it is from a mixed flock then it is a mixed breed. We need pictures to have any ideas on possible parentage. Only a few breeds have 5 toes - silkies, houdans, faverolles, sultans and dorkings - so one parent is likely one of those.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Agreed - photos will help, you may also want to ask the person from whom you purchased the eggs which of these breeds they have in their flock.
     
  6. Skyehawk

    Skyehawk Out Of The Brooder

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    I also recently bought 2 chicks at Atwood's and they have 5 toes with feathers on their legs and a top-not or tuft on their head. They are solid white. Any guesses as to their bread would be appreciated.
     
  7. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White legs and skin would be sultans and dark legs and skin would be silkies.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. Skyehawk

    Skyehawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, they must be Silkies! Their legs are dark bluish.

    James
     
  10. Skyehawk

    Skyehawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a better picture.[​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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