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Frizzle Sexing has me stumped......

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jbirdsong, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. Jbirdsong

    Jbirdsong New Egg

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    I have the sweetest little gray frizzle I purchased recently and have no idea how to tell its sex.....I have looked on other forums, but I cannot figure out what to do because I have not had it since birth. Can anyone tell me what they think this may be?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Rooster, as well as few behind him. At that age boys combs will be pink, girls will remain an orange yellow until sexual maturity at about 5-6 months.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree
     
  4. Jbirdsong

    Jbirdsong New Egg

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    Thank you so much!
     
  5. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Boy, he's quite a sight, isn't he? I'm thinking he's what they call a Sizzle (frizzled Cochin/Silkie cross). Cute little guy!
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    He's got a single comb, so no silkie in him. Just Frizzled Cochin.
     
  7. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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  8. Jbirdsong

    Jbirdsong New Egg

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    [​IMG]Thank you all! I just love him. He is so sweet!! His name is Sheldon:) I thought he might be a boy so we named him that weeks ago, but wanted to be sure!:)
     
  9. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Yep, I agree it is a boy and I also agree that it looks like a sizzle. Body shape is dead on for silkie, and whenever you have a hybrid you can get the single combs (especially if mom or dad silkie had more of a single comb)
     
  10. PatiHF

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    Okay experts, here's an updated picture of my "littles" they are supposed to be pullets, but I'm not very chicken savvy... I just moved them outside and they seem to be adapting well. I have a regular light on them and a heat pad at night. (Low heat pad like they use under dog beds) Sent happy to have them out of my office! Ha![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     

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