Look at my little mutant!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TinyLittleFarm, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. TinyLittleFarm

    TinyLittleFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    This little feller is 3 days old and we just noticed his toes. Mom is a Silkie and dad is a Light Brahma. We were expecting 5 toes. He has four toes on one foot and five on the other! His sibling has five on each foot. Weird!

    Four toes on the foot on the left, five on the foot on your right.
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    I heard the 4/5 toe-thing was relatively common with silkies and silkie crossbreeds, but I dunno.

    I know that my sizzles are REALLY prone to sticking their toes where they don't belong, and losing toes/toenails that way [​IMG]
  3. Alas

    Alas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    Covington, LA
    We just hatched a Silkie-Americauna mix last night that had 5 toes on the left and 4 on the right [​IMG]
  4. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    I think its interesting he/she seems to have slightly webbed feet, unless that is normal...

    Cute chick though

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