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1 + 1 = Sizzle

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

  1. chickencrazylady

    chickencrazylady In the Brooder

    Jul 29, 2011
    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 Chirping

    Jul 5, 2011
    cairo ga.
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    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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