Cochin Frizzle? What Color Silkie? Male/Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KellyGwen, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. KellyGwen

    KellyGwen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 birds up for consideration here...

    First is a little 2-weekish-old cochin chick. The breeder does have frizzles in her group and I noticed these little sticky-uppy feathers coming in on this little one... Whaddaya think? Frizzle?

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    Next is one of my silkie chicks who is also about 2 weeks old... Is this a splash, a gray or a partridge?

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    and last! This little cochin is about 4-5 weeks old... Her/his comb has "pinked up" over the last week... Do you think this is a boy?

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  2. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

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    Doesn't look like the frizzles I have seen, but not sure. I went to a lady's house who had 1 week old frizzled cochin bantams, and their feathers were completely flipped out.
     
  3. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    The first one doesn't look like a frizzle to me, the feathers would be sticking out a lot more dramatically.

    The second pic is hard to tell with the black background. What color is that fluff? It looks to maybe be a splash to me, as the partridge I believe the fluff is a lot more dark and more chipmunk striped. A grey well, I do not know.

    The last one is definetly a roo.
     
  4. KellyGwen

    KellyGwen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well! I thought that little cochin was a boy... He's been starting chest-bumping kicking fights with everyone! Hopefully the other 2 cochins I have (who are still tiny) turn out to be girls!!!!

    I was hoping that little one was a frizzle... but I didn't really think so... I think the bigger one had those same little feathers sticking up when he was little... *sigh*
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    1. cochin looks to be non frizzled

    2. silkie either a frizzled silkie or a sizzle

    3. boy
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    o forgot #2 looks to be buff

    and all 3 are cute cute cute
     
  7. KellyGwen

    KellyGwen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What's the difference between a frizzled silkie and a sizzle? And how to you tell if the feathers are curly if they are so fluffy? He/she should be a pure-bred silkie... her parents were in a separate pen...

    I'm pretty new to all these fancy chickens [​IMG] I'm just used to CHICKENS... just plain 'ol egg layers... But I do love these fuzz balls! You should see that roo cochins legs.. They are SO FLUFFY! I call him "Mr Fancy Pants" [​IMG]
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #2 does not look like a frizzled silkie or a sizzle. It looks to be a pure silkie. It's kinda hard to tell the color b/c of the background.
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, that cochin chick looks to be smooth feathered.
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    yeah LilPeeps is right she knows a lot more about silkies than I do
     

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