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Frizzle question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lady Lavendar, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Lady Lavendar

    Lady Lavendar Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hoping the photo uploads correctly. If so, this is my new baby Frizzle. I'm concerned that he/she isn't feathering out like my other frizzle. I thought they were the same age. They are the same size but the white one is almost completely feathered. Could I be wrong about the age? Any idea if this is a male or female? How do you tell?

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  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't see pic.
     
  3. TXmom

    TXmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old is your Frizzle? I was worried about my Sizzle not feathering, and other members said that their males were slower to feather than their females. Sure enough...my beautiful Fiona is now growing a large comb and wattles at 9 weeks old. Now he needs a new name [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. TXmom

    TXmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh, and I can't see your pic either...when I click on it, it wants me to sign in or something, and I don't have an account.

    Here's my "Fiona", or maybe "Phoenix?"...the pic is a couple weeks old, and now "his" comb and wattles are bigger.

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  5. DiVon80

    DiVon80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boys are slower maturing then girls.[​IMG]
     
  6. DiVon80

    DiVon80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got the pictures they are beautiful![​IMG]
     
  7. Lady Lavendar

    Lady Lavendar Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok.. I uploaded the photos onto BYC. Here they are. I got them both around three weeks ago. The white one was mostly feathered, the black one not so much. I was told they came from the same "batch". I assumed same age.... maybe not. They were straight run so... maybe the black really is a boy. Would be a good thing since I've made him or her Jeremy. I know that the black one is going to be black and a pretty gold/copper color.

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  8. TXmom

    TXmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    My vote is that he's a slow-feathering boy. Not that my vote means much....I'm new to all this too. Wait a few more weeks and you'll be amazed at all the new feathers!
     
  9. Lady Lavendar

    Lady Lavendar Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hoping that that is the case. I've read on here that if you breed Frizz to Frizz that they might not grow any feathers. This is what prompted my concern. How old are your Frizzles TXmom? Are they sweet? My white Frizz is an angel.. loves to be held. The black is a little stand offish but getting there. So far, they are larger than any of my other chicks with the exception of one Ameraucauna (also very sweet, funny too).
     
  10. ChazsChikNCoop

    ChazsChikNCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I say it's a roo, that could be why! Maybe why he's more stand offish than your other one as well.
     

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