how many toes should a chick have???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cartersmith, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. cartersmith

    cartersmith In the Brooder

    Feb 13, 2011
    was just wondering as i have 7 bantam chicks not sure of breed as they could be crosses and 5 of them have 4 toes and 2 of them have 5 toes so am a bit confused? [​IMG]
  2. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    It's breed-specific. Some breeds have different numbers of toes. Sorry. I'm no help, lol.
  3. Depends on the breed. Some have five--but most have four.
  4. JerseyHen

    JerseyHen Songster

    Feb 10, 2011
    Sussex County, NJ
    I think that Dorking, Faverolle, Houden, Sultan, and Silkies, Show Girls, all have five toes. Not sure if there are others.
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2011

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