Claw/talon on wing??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MomMommyMamma, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. MomMommyMamma

    MomMommyMamma Songster

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    My son brought one of our 4 wk old mixed breed chicks to me to show me a small "claw" it has on it's wing. I thought surely it must just be a pin feather or a quill or something to do w/ feathers. But there really is a small little hook-like claw/talon on it's wing. It's at the bend of the wing. On both wings, and on more than one chick. What are these? [​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Songster

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    chickens were once dino's so sometimes those traits bleed back out believe that or not you have living proof [​IMG] congrats its a keeper.
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Way cool Imp...not just kinda [​IMG]
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Your so right. Kinda cool for wolverine in X-men

    In chickens well WAY COOL!
     
  6. MomMommyMamma

    MomMommyMamma Songster

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    Hmmm. Well now I'll have to go out there tomorrow and see if it's just the one chick or if there are more raptors! [​IMG]
     
  7. kla37

    kla37 Songster

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    My boys would go NUTS to have a chickensaurus like that. Very interesting!
     

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