Silkie chick has yellow feet?! (sorry for big image)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by magicpigeon, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Hi

    I've got 2 silkie chicks which hatched about...2 weeks ago and one of them it large, blue and incredibly loud, while the other is quiet and has yellow feet. [​IMG]
    Is this normal? This one hatched a day later than the other one, and that one hatched the last day before I was about to chuck the eggs out! It is fairly small for its age, and is...bullied by the mother (I think she has favourites). Of course, since she has 2 foster mommies, the other one is nicer to her.

    Below is a picture of the toes:

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    Any ideas? Or am I just freaking out? These are my first chicks to actually hatch in my house, if that makes any difference XD

    Thanks

    magicpigeon
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Neglected to mention...they are purebred, so there's no throwback to other breeds...[​IMG]
     
  3. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    hmmm

    Mine hatch out black. Don't know if they do that sometimes. Haven't had silkies that long.
     
  4. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Have you found any info on your chick yet?
     
  5. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Keep watching them. We had Silkies hatch out with pink tips on their toes, and it grew out to the normal black. Don't get discouraged just yet. By a month old, ours had all black toes.
     

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