chick wiv 4 toes????????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by coopop, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. coopop

    coopop New Egg

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    hi iam a first time hatcher i have 4 chicks that r 2 days old but one of my chicks has 3 long toes his spear at bk and another long toe attacted is this normal ,he is walkin ok please help ???????????????[​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That's OK, silkies and some other breeds do have two back toes. Do you know the breeds of your chicks?
     
  3. Desirai

    Desirai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know much about chickens but I know some breeds of chickens have extra toes.

    Otherwise, it's just a genetic mutation and there's nothing you can do. if it isn't hindering him, then let him be!
     
  4. coopop

    coopop New Egg

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    i was told they r welsumer x rode island and rode island x maran .hes seems ok it just looks odd lol hes cute.black fluffy colour.[​IMG]
     
  5. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Correct me if I am wrong....Maran's have 5 toes...that's where the extra toe came from :) Your baby is just fine :)
     

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