Couple Frizzle questions..

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hd_darcy, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    Are frizzled cochins temperaments the same as if they were straight-feathered? I have 3 frizzles chicks, and they seem much more afraid of "the hand" than our other chicks have been. Also, around what age can you sex frizzles. Mine will be 5 weeks tomorrow. Two out of the four chicks have darker combs.. Thoughts please! Thank you!
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Frizzles will have much the same tempermant of the rest of their non-frizzled breeds. You will see differences in individuals, not the frizzled group as a whole.

    Sexing can be difficult, since some of the feather "tells" can be hidden with the curley feathers. It is easier to guess when they are young ~3 weeks, but then you may have to wait for quite a while.
  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    the temperaments are the same for mine. the frizzled cochins are all broody right now. as is the frizzled turken. the frizzled Sumatra is kinda flighty.
    this one is molting right now

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