Frizzle terminology: Frazzle vs. Curly?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by NewGuineaChooks, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had previously heard of the term 'Curly' applied to a chicken that has a frizzle gene from -each- parent. Today I read a thread that called them 'Frazzled'.

    Is there a difference between the terms Curly and Frazzle? Is it a dialect difference? An official vs. casual terminology difference?
     
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Curly and Frazzle are the same thing. I prefer to use Frazzle to because Frizzles are all curly the ones with two copies of the gene sometimes don't have enough feathers to even be considered curly.
     
  3. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK
    Thanks for the info.

    -NewGuinea
     

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