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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Songster

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    What breeds have 5 toes? I know of silkies, what are the others?
     

  2. Yogiman

    Yogiman Songster

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    Dorkins have 5 toes.
     
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

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    Sultans.
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

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    Silkies, sultans, houdans, dorkings, there might be one more, but not sure.
     
  5. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

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    No bird has more than four toes except chickens of the Dorking, Faverolle, Houdan, Sultan, and Non-bearded Silkie Bantams, all of which have five toes.​
     
  6. Chicken Herder

    Chicken Herder Hatching

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    And I think Favorolles!!
     
  7. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

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    I also have heard from a friend of mine that anything crossed with a Dorking, the resulting offspring will have 5 toes. So I am 'guessing' it is a dominant trait.

    -Kim
     

  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

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    Gah, I forgot faverolles, we have them. Hooligan, in your quote it says non bearded silkies, well all silkies have 5 toes.
    When any 5 toed bird crossed to any other, the 5 toes tend to be dominant.
     

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