Fifth toe trait

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by RobRoo, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. RobRoo

    RobRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me if the fifth toe trait is dominant or recessive?????????? Thanks for any comments.
     
  2. Rachel96

    Rachel96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't say for sure, but I think it's dominant. I have six Silkie/Frizzle chicks at the moment and five of them have the fifth toe, the other one has a fifth toe on one foot and only four on the other. However, the fifth toe on all of them is smaller than on your average Silkie.
     

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