Silkies

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kasey08, May 15, 2010.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    well i am new to chickens and silkie chickens i bought 2 hens and she also gave me 6 roos (white nonbearded) i have read that they are supposed to have 5 toes ive been looking at the ones i have and some have 6 on one foot 4 on the other so on...i would like to start raising them should i get rid of the ones that have odd toes? is this normal? any advice would be helpful
     
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    That is probably why she gave them to you. There are several threads that discuss toes. Check out the Lavender Silkie Thread. I believe that is the one they are discussing it on now.
     
  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    ok thanks
     

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