Frizzle? Sizzle? Cochin? Silkie? Can someone help with breeds and colors?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Thaney Design, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. Thaney Design

    Thaney Design Chirping

    Mar 20, 2019
    Harmony Township, NJ
    I picked up these chicks yesterday. I meant to get three. In any case... I have a bunch of new birds. The woman I got them from had beautiful frizzles, sizzles, and silkies, and I think I saw a few SLW too? Not sure all what else was there, but was hearing these called frizzles and/or sizzles? I intended to walk away with just three or so (at least, that's what I told the BF before we went, but really I did mean to stick to it!) and kind of lost track of what she was saying about them as we went. There's a couple I suspect are pullets but really I'm new at this and would love to know what you guys think in terms of breed, sex, and color.

    In any case, I'm thrilled. The farm they came from was clean and beautiful, her chickens impeccably cared for, and these little ones are so much more friendly and personable than what I have gotten from the feed store.

    #1: Fluffy Whitish Pullet?
    She was the first I chose and I love her. <3 Sat on my lap the whole way home. Love those big eyes. <3

    #2: Darker Stripey

    #3: Black

    #4: Mottled
    Sort of the same shape and feather type/quality as #1

    05.jpg #5: Stripey

    06.jpg #6: Black/Dark

    07.jpg #7: Light with Dark Mohawk & Tips, Frizzley

    08.jpg #8: Stripey Light with Bluish/Blackish Skin

    #9: Teeny Light Baby

    10.jpg #10: Black & White Frizzle/Sizzle

    11.jpg #11: Mostly White Very Friendly Fluffy
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  2. Keeperofmunchkins

    Keeperofmunchkins Songster

    Nov 5, 2018
    Birmingham UK
    How old are they? Not sure about breeds but I'm seeing a lot that could be cockerels.
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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    All but 5, 7, 9, and 11 look to be Silkie crosses. The others are likely Cochins. Some are smooth and some are frizzled. None are Sizzles.
  4. Thaney Design

    Thaney Design Chirping

    Mar 20, 2019
    Harmony Township, NJ
    The breeder said 4-6 weeks, with the oldest being possibly 8-10... plus that one little guy who is clearly much younger.

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