From the 2nd interview of a Flannery O'Connor friend-
"Her interest in her fowl is well known, and the peacocks are her special interest, but she had all kinds: she had ducks, geese, swans, some that interbred. I remember one peculiar-looking little creature with strange feathers, whose legs seemed as if they were on axles. His feet were wheels. He had a most peculiar gait, but evidently lived a quite happy life."