Friesian Fowl Q&A Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Nickeyo, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    ahh wow, they look nice, do u have any more uptodate pics????, also any pictures of your older ones you showed in previous posts
     
  2. Boomer101

    Boomer101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, here's a wee update on the Fresians. The babies are now about 3 weeks me you can start to see their colouring come in. It's also pretty obvious now that there's two boys and 4 girls, the boys have quite pronounced combs. They're very flighty skitterish things, but I think that's part of their breed.

    The older boy I have is now a fully fledged cockerel, very showy has just found his crow and is bouncing on the backs of everything he can get near. He's quite beautiful, just hope he turns out to be a gent or I'll have to make arrangements for him as I have two young children. He ran at me today...I will keep an eye on that.

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  3. Soltaria

    Soltaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is chamois penciled the same as lemon penciled? I would love to get my hands on some lemon penciled if anyone is willing to part with eggs.
     
  4. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think lemon pencilled is the same if not then its a lighter shade than chamois.


    That last rooster isn't friesian, what breed is he?
     
  5. Soltaria

    Soltaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks. What is the difference between this pattern and barring? What I have known as pencilled pattern is very different.
     
  6. Don Andrews

    Don Andrews Out Of The Brooder

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    What is this guy?


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  7. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    essentially friesians are barred but its called pencilling, I think its partly because barred breeds have barring on bot male and female, but pencilled have it only on female, like friesians, the males are solid colours.how have your friesians turned out?
     
  8. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I wouldnt know for sure without a better picture
     
  9. Soltaria

    Soltaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Unfortunately we had a power surge that cooked all of my eggs in the incubator. I plan to get some chicks soon though. These are incredibly difficult to find in the States.
     
  10. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are you saying you found someone in the States that has them. i found someone in Kentucky, but i was wondering if this is the same person or someone else.
     

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