Toes

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pasofinofarm, May 17, 2007.

  1. pasofinofarm

    pasofinofarm NONESUCH FARM CONROE TX

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    So... if one breeds a chicken with 5 toes to a chicken with 4 toes... how many toes should one expect the chicks to have?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I would think 5 toes, because in humans, polydactally is a dominant trait. But I am looking for confirmation on this in birds.
     
  3. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be either 4 or 5, lol. Maybe 4 and 1/2 (joking on that 1). [​IMG]
     

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