Frizzle chicks- which one to keep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joneus, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. joneus

    joneus Songster

    Apr 2, 2011
    Ballston Spa
    As much as it pains me to do so- I need to thin out my flock of mixed bantam chicks. They came from a backyard mix & to my absolute delight, I ended up with 2 frizzles!! I'm fairly sure I have both a male & a female. I'd like to keep the frizzle genes in my flock, and I've read that breeding them together will give a "porcupine" effect, so I know I've got to let one go... which one, tho? Does it matter?

  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    I would keep the frizzle rooster. Or whichever one you like best. The roo will spread his love around, and you will get more frizzles than one hen could produce.
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2012

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