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Stripe Toes

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by phalenbeck, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cochin just hatched what seems to be a healthy chick with stripes across its toes (the short way). Both possible dads are Frizzle Cochin's bantim's. I would send pictures---but toe's? Is this some freak of nature? Secret prize breed?
     
  2. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I'd love to see pics! How unusual! [​IMG]
     
  3. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try for photos tomorrow---the pics I have are fuzzy
     
  4. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Great! [​IMG]
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    This is interesting.
     
  6. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry folks----I went to take pictures of the witch tight/stripe toe baby, and whatever was causing the stripes at hatch is gone. We now have normal black/yellow feather footed Cochin. We both saw the stripes, and did not want to mess with the bird just hours old too much. Whatever it was is gone. Maybe bird poop---or----newhatch feathers?----
     

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