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Five toes, not silkie?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by farmerChef, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. farmerChef

    farmerChef Songster

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    I have a blue hen that does not look like a silkie, but has 5 toes. Are silkies the only chickens that have 5 toes?
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    hasn't laid any eggs, but the red one behind it lays light brown eggs
     

  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

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    Dorking, Faverolle, Houdan, Sultan, and Silkie all have five toes.
     
  3. GAchick

    GAchick Songster

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    I don't know, but she is gorgeous!
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She's a Dorking cross.

    Her color is a duckwing based color (which Dorkings have) but there's blue in there, so something else is in the mix too. But otherwise, Dorkings have five toes, single comb, more meaty body, and clean shanks/face.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    She looks similar in color to my hen that also has 5 toes. The experts determined that mine is a Dorking cross as well.

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  7. chicken wild

    chicken wild Songster

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    dorking cross
     

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