crazy question I'm sure, but I don't really know

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by new2thechickworld, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. new2thechickworld

    new2thechickworld Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay this is our first set of chicks and I really don't know the answer to this question.

    Before I ask Please don't think I'm crazy- lol

    How many toes "things" of a chicken foot are there.

    My chicks have 5 - are they all toes- what are they?
    3 in the front and 2 in the back.

    I really am laughing as I ask this, but I really don't know the answer.

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  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    i think some have four while other have five. i tink its depending on breed
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Some breeds do have 5 front toes. Are they black and feather footed? If so they might be silkies [​IMG]
     
  4. new2thechickworld

    new2thechickworld Out Of The Brooder

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    they are silkies- I didn't know they were different- good to know I don't have 3 crazy footed chicks
     

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