WOW!!!!! chick born with 4 LEGS!!! MUST SEE!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickedydoodaa, Mar 2, 2009.

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  1. chickedydoodaa

    chickedydoodaa Taking a break

    Feb 8, 2009
    Philadelphia PA
    I hatched out a chick with 4 legs! this is freaky! has anyone else experienced this before? HELP!

    Should I cull it or let it grow? will it survive?

  2. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2009
    Delight, AR
    [​IMG] WOW!!! super freaky. i think i would let it grow and see how it does. just out of curiosity. as long as it looks to be able to function normally. wouldn't want it to suffer.
  3. chubbydog811

    chubbydog811 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    New Hampshire
    WOW! That is amazing!
    I'm no expert for chickens, but going by other animals, if it's not uncomfortable, then let it live. As long as it seems happy and healthy, it should be fine....
    And it could be your new farm mascot if it makes it [​IMG]
  4. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Ones with extra limbs can stay alive. there has been reported incidents in cattle and they lived to an old age just fine.

    Just enjoy the chick!
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Wow [​IMG]
    I personally wouldn't cull if it seems healthy otherwise, it sure doesn't look sickly.
    I would keep it for a novelty but wouldn't breed it
    would love to see pics as it grows if you keep it [​IMG]
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    WOW, that is something! Cute too!
  8. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    OMG that is the cutest thing I have ever seen. How unique!!! I hope you find the help you seek. I would leave it but I really don't know much about chickens. I am new to it.
  9. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
    amazing. Keep. Enjoy.
  10. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    If it seems healthy and happy let it live. It may be just fine and live a long happy life. Looks healthy to me. [​IMG]
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