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Another curled toe chicken update

plucker finger close up details


I've been trying to take a picture of our curled toe chicken's feet for months now, but she's hard to keep up with. This plucker finger close up is the best yet.

This image illustrates how her corrective tapecotomy came out.

It's hard to pick her out of a crowd. She doesn't seem to have any trouble walking, but I think bug and worm scratching may be impaired due to her smaller size compared to the others.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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