Are Frizzle chicks difficult to keep warm?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rossfam06, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. rossfam06

    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    I am going to be getting a couple of frizzle chicks soon. And I was wondering if they have to be under a heat lamp longer because their feathers are flipped and don't look like they hold in heat as well? Thanks for your feedback.
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think so. I've never heard of anyone doing that anyway.
    I'd raise them just like any other chick.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope. They have downy under fluff just like normal feathered chickens (assuming they aren't double dose frizzles- chicks from a frizzle to frizzle mating, frazzles, curlies, whatever you want to call them).
    I treat my frizzles just like any other chicken. Now, depending on which breed they are, they MAY need heat longer, but that would just be due to that specific breed maturing slower, not their feathers.

    Good luck :)
     
  4. rossfam06

    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    Thanks for the input. It should be warming up here soon so hopefully I will not have to worry about them being cold at all. [​IMG]
     

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