Six Toed Chicken

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 303hunter, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. 303hunter

    303hunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have six 6 week old Silkie chicks. I noticed one of them has an extra toe growing off one of the toes. Is this common? Don't know how to post pics, or I would show it.
     
  2. MySweetChickens

    MySweetChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes! its very common for silkies to have extra toes they can end up with as many as 3 extra's[​IMG]
     
  3. 303hunter

    303hunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went back and found another toe on the same chicken, so now it's seven!
     
  4. MySweetChickens

    MySweetChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah its not uncommon for extra toes to be found even if it is a silkie cross I think the most I found on one silkie is 4 extra on each foot[​IMG]
     

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