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Fifth toe trait

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

  1. RobRoo

    RobRoo In the Brooder

    Dec 19, 2011
    Western Montana
    Can anyone tell me if the fifth toe trait is dominant or recessive?????????? Thanks for any comments.

  2. Rachel96

    Rachel96 Songster

    Mar 12, 2012
    South Australia
    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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