Cochin Thread!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Settler'sDreamFarm, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. wildwoodcochins

    wildwoodcochins Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:sorry but she is not frizzle so she cant have frizzle gene

    That statement isnt true. Any bird can carry the frizzle gene. You do not breed two frizzles together. You always breed a frizzle to a smooth, and the smooth bird does not have to carry the frizzle gene to produce frizzled offspring. As long as you breed a smooth bird to a frizzled bird you will get some chicks that are frizzled, wether or not the smooth is carrying the frizzle gene, and some birds that are smooth. Just because a bird is smooth doesnt mean it doesnt carry the frizzle gene, if one of this birds parents was a frizzle then she indeed carries the frizzle gene. A bird doesnt have to be frizzled to be carrying the frizzle gene.


    ~Casey

    Edit: Typo. Heehee
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2011
  3. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mr. Ree :

    Quote:sorry but she is not frizzle so she cant have frizzle gene

    That statement isnt true. Any bird can carry the frizzle gene. You do not breed two frizzles together. You always breed a frizzle to a smooth, and the smooth bird does not have to carry the frizzle gene to produce frizzled offspring. As long as you breed a smooth bird to a frizzled bird you will get some chicks that are frizzled, wether or not the smooth is carrying the frizzle gene, and some birds that are smooth. Just because a bird is smooth doesnt mean it doesnt carry the frizzle gene, if one of this birds parents was a frizzle then she indeed carries the frizzle gene. A bird doesnt have to be frizzled to be carrying the frizzle gene.


    ~Casey

    Edit: Typo. Heehee​

    how is this faults she has smooth hen witch with out breeding her to a frizzle can not produce a frizzle
     
  4. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because if this birds parents were a frizzle and a smooth the bird still carries the frizzle gene. It is just recessive and does not show on the bird physicaly, thus the feathers are smooth. To produce good frizzles you need one dominant and one recessive gene to get the ideal frizzled bird, two recessive genes makes a smooth(ff), two dominant makes a "curlie/frazzle"(FF), and one recessive and one dominant give you an ideal frizzle(Ff). This is why in theory when breeding you get 25% frizzles, 25% curlies, and 50% smooth.


    ~Casey
     
  5. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if ff is smooth then it dosent have a frizzle gene it has two non frizzle genes
    other whise if u breed to non frizzles to geather u get frizzle babies witch u dont
     
  6. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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  7. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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  8. roosterfoot

    roosterfoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Please can someone tell me where I can get large fowl white and barred cochins. I live in central Indiana and have been looking for months and can`t find any. Thank You Chris
     
  9. Black Cochin Bantams

    Black Cochin Bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mr. Ree :

    Because if this birds parents were a frizzle and a smooth the bird still carries the frizzle gene. It is just recessive and does not show on the bird physicaly, thus the feathers are smooth. To produce good frizzles you need one dominant and one recessive gene to get the ideal frizzled bird, two recessive genes makes a smooth(ff), two dominant makes a "curlie/frazzle"(FF), and one recessive and one dominant give you an ideal frizzle(Ff). This is why in theory when breeding you get 25% frizzles, 25% curlies, and 50% smooth.


    ~Casey

    Thank you for explaining it clearly in simple to understand language.
    Craig​
     
  10. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you for explaining it clearly in simple to understand language.
    Craig

    Your very welcome Craig. Thank you as well sir.

    ~Casey
     

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