Four-legged chick grabs eyeballs in Palakkad
Palakkad: A chicken hatchling born with four legs is grabbing eyeballs. The extraordinary chick is growing in the house of Vadavannur native Farooq.
Though the chick has four legs, it uses only two front legs to walk. The four-legged chick was hatched along with 8 normal chicks on December 31. As the rare chick was born on New Year eve, Farooq and wife Shefeera is considering it as a New Year gift.
Farooq was working as a mechanic in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for five years. Now he is an auto rickshaw driver in Palakkad. He manages a poultry farm as a side business. There are about 90 chicken in Farooq’s farm.
Farooq’s children Farnitha, Fathima and Fahadh are taking care of the four-legged chick at present. Farooq stated that he and his family would not kill or sell the chick even after it grows up.