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Cochin chick, possible frizzle?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kissofcrimson, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    I wasn't sure if I should post this in the medical section or here, but it doesn't pertain to health but to his/her feathers. I got two chicks from an auction that were bald, all thier down was gone but thier wing feathers were coming in some. Now the wing/pinion feathers coming in are curly and I'm not sure if it's because it has something wrong with them or because it's a frizzle. I bought the chick as a gold laced Cochin.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Yes that's a frizzle, though it's possible it's a frazzle, wait for it to feather more to be sure which.
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I think frizzle -
  4. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    Alright thanks. The other one died 4 days after I got it but this one has been doing good. The other one was worse, had absolutely no down and had sores on its little body. I really hope it isn't a frazzle. I've become attached to the little guy (actually think it's a pullet)
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
  6. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    I guess only time will tell. So far it's feathers aren't brittle so that's a good sign.
  7. tannysue88

    tannysue88 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 30, 2015
    Navasota, TX
    Hope she stays healthy!! Keep us posted!

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