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Extra Toenail???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Happy Chicken Mama, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alrighty...

    One of my silkies has grown an extra toenail. He wasn't born with it. He has great spacing on his toes...

    I think it isn't a DQ... is this correct?

    Also, does anyone have any experience with whether this is a genetic thing that will pass on or just a fluke?

    He is truly perfect otherwise... ho... hum...
     
  2. Sunny the Hippie Chick

    Sunny the Hippie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    Brookings Oregon
    I have no idea.

    But maybe he damaged his food and made the original toe nail split and look like it is growing two..

    ????

    Just a thought..
     
  3. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's more like a 'knuckle nail' it's not where it should be....
     
  4. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks more like a feather shaft... now I'm going to have to go out and look again...

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Sunny the Hippie Chick

    Sunny the Hippie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    Brookings Oregon
    It does sort of look like a feather growing in..

    But its hard to tell from pictures..
     
  6. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okey Dokey!

    Thanks... went back out and looked... it was just a feather.

    What a doufus!

    Thanks again!
     

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