1 + 1 = Sizzle

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickencrazylady, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. chickencrazylady

    chickencrazylady Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I have a white Silkie Roo and 2 frizzle hens, Lil' Friz is gray and Flighty Whitey is white, Do I have this right???? When these 3 get together and I hatch out chicks, they will be Sizzle chicks????
     
  2. BBrock

    BBrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Well...maybe. It really depends on the traits each parent has, as well as those that are lacking. Ideallly, a sizzle will be a recognised variety, pure for polydactyly, crest, and presence or absence of muffs/beard, pure for not-silkied. Should carry one copy of frizzle, which means that about half the offspring will NOT be frizzled, but will be appropriate for breeding. WIth the current question, about 50% will not inherit frizzle, and all will be het, not pure, for non-silkied.
     

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