What IS this?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by duckncover, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

    Jan 17, 2009
    North Eastern PA
    Until now I though nothing of this little button more than a midget!

    But it eats, drinks, walks and lives just like the others...same age too but it's just so small and underdeveloped!

    What do you suspect? ALIEN?!? Munchkin from Oz?

    Also what color is it?



    Is it sick? Infected? Deformed? Spy for the government? I MUST KNOW DARN IT!!!
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2009
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania

    It looks like a silver of sorts? BQH would know better on color. As for stunting, i've seen this before in 1-2 chicks of my own. I don't think it's genetic (but i could be wrong) it seems more along the lines of "failure to thrive". She could go on to live a perfectly fine life just on the smaller scale. [​IMG]

    Tho I must say your theories make it more funny and appealing [​IMG]
  3. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 7, 2009
    Central Pennsyltucky
    The two males out of my first five buttons, I swore were a different age, they were smaller and slightly slower to develop, but they were all set and incubated at the same time. Hold onto it, maybe you can make some dwarves, lol.

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