OMG...6 toed silkie????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by UrbanMama, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    What is up??? I had to go to a dinner party tonight and meanwhile out pops a 6 toed silkie??? Has anyone seen this before? I'll post a pic in a second...
     
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Never seen it !! Sure someone has !! Just 1 foot has 6 or both ??
     
  3. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Can't wait to see a picture.

    It has a "spare?!" [​IMG]
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    It's a sign. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
     
  5. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    I haven't seen the other one yet [​IMG] it's sleeping at the bottom of the bator. It has the 3 "normal" toes and the 4th that goes to the back. Instead of having one off of the back one, there are two! I'll get pics as soon as I can... Come on baby...wake up!
     
  6. Wolf Creek Farms

    Wolf Creek Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    You don't live close to a nuclear power plant do ya?
     
  7. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Quote:[​IMG] No, far from it! We live on the outskirts of town, woods on 2 sides, dead end street...
     
  8. Wolf Creek Farms

    Wolf Creek Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    Good, I was beginning to visuilize three eyed fish in your tank etc..
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    It happens. It's actually pretty common in silkies and considered not so good, but as pets, who cares.

    I had a 6 toed siklie before, his 6th on each foot stuck out the side of his 5th.
     
  10. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Thank you Silkiechicken! That makes me feel so much better [​IMG] Yes, these guys are definitely just for pets.
     
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