5 toes?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Golden Phoenix, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Golden Phoenix

    Golden Phoenix Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 23, 2012
    I hatched a d'uccle bantam and I just noticed she has 5 toes on one foot! Why are there 5 toes? Her mother and father might be brother and sister, but I don't know because I didn't hatch them.
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2012
    Wow! I've never heard of a D'uccle with 5 toes. I bred a brother and sister (Jersey Giant) together and the chick came out fine but It was born with side sprigs, a disqualification. But I guess 5 toes on a D'uccle can happen like a rare baby white buffalo calf.

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