silkie feet

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by paddyg84, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. paddyg84

    paddyg84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was checking over my little white silkie earlier and looked at her feet. Her little back toe has a curved claw on it. Im nearly certain shes a hen tho pretty sure she hasnt laid yet. Is this claw normal or could she possibly be a he?
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkies are a breed that have an extra toe on their feet. Both males and females have them. The rooster's spur would an inch or so above the foot on the back of the leg. By the way, some hens have little spurs, too.
     
  3. paddyg84

    paddyg84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right oh,thanks. Just thought it wqs strange looking.
     

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