Frizzle sellers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AmazingChickens, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. AmazingChickens

    AmazingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my frizzles just died and now i only have 2 roosters, one of them need a "woman" he would try with her but she was too sick, now he Just fights with the other rooster!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    She may have died from having too much rooster business. One rooster can handle 10 hens, when there is only one hen, she gets overbred to the point of severe damage or death. This may have been what happened. And you have two roosters so it twice as bad.
     
  3. AmazingChickens

    AmazingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, she died from sour crop and she couldn't handle it but now he is alone with a silkie rooster
     
  4. AmazingChickens

    AmazingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of all three of them but ignore the little one on the right that's the one that died
     
  5. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Sorry for your loss.[​IMG]

    If you have 2 roosters, you really should have several hens. Even if the extra rooster doesn't get a chance to breed, he hassles the hens and scraps with the dominant roo, which creates stress for all of the birds.

    If you intend to try to hatch eggs, you won't want to breed frizzle to frizzle. Some of the chicks from such a cross will get the frizzle gene from both parents; they are sometimes called "frazzles," because their feathers are very brittle and break easily, resulting in birds that are half bald most of the time.

    If you are looking to get more birds, I think you'll have better luck in the Buy/Sell/Trade section.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2014
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I agree with the above posters. A rooster will mate one or two hens to death. So you need to get this rooster more girls. But I am sorry about the bird you lost. It is never easy to lose them

    Great to have you aboard!
     
  7. AmazingChickens

    AmazingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 9 chickens in all, but only 2 are bantams and they are roosters, I am thinking about giving one of the roosters to my freind she says she wants him, but I can't leave the other all alone
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Sorry about your loss [​IMG]
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry about your loss. :hugs :hit
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your little frizzle hen, she was a pretty girl. If your seven standard birds are hens, can you put the rooster you want to keep in with them?
     

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