Bigfoot chicks!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by onthespot, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Are these feet for REAL!!!??? These feet belong to about an eight week old black orpington cockerel from BamaChicken's stock. They look like T Rex feet to me! Anyone know if he is going to grow into these clodhoppers, or if he will be more prone to bumblefoot, or what is UP with feet that big? He is slow feathering, otherwise I'd show the whole bird, LOL. He looks nekkid and weird right now. Maybe he is putting all that energy that should be going into growing feathers and using it to grow feet instead! What say you all, about big feet? Post 'em if you got 'em! (he's standing on lovebird feed waste. The chickens get the "dumpin's" out of the feeder when the lovebirds have picked through everything they wanted out of it.)

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  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    I've got one of those big-footed chicks from Hinkjc. They do have some huge feet! The DH calls the chick my "big hooved chicken." [​IMG]
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    My black orp girls are like that. But they are so big and fluffy with skinny legs. I call them my cartoon chickens.
     
  4. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    My Marans roos have huge feet and they grow into them. I get some big boys here but the hens can have some big feet, too. My Langshans roo has huge feet and long legs as do my Jersey Giant girls. It comes with some breeds i guess. I just always hope they will grow into them. Kinda funny watching mine trip around the farm with those big clod hoppers. [​IMG]
     
  5. aveca

    aveca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Big foot equals big chicken, these are fantastic birds .
    They need a big foot to carry around thier size and feathers. great looking when they are adults but always have jurrassic feet.
     
  6. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great picture for use in a cartoon post. [​IMG]
     

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