Frizzles

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tilly, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Tilly

    Tilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys
    Ive currently got 8 bantams eggs under my broody hen 3 are PIPPING YAY

    The mum is a frizzle and dad is a straightfeathered frizzle.

    Its been years since ive bred chickens and cant remember, can you tell straight away (once they are all fluffed up) if they are frizzles???

    Also is the possibility of frizzles from this cross 50% frizzle 50% straight

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    I don't remember the percentage but do know you can tell if they are frizzled about day 4 or 5 when wing feathers start coming in

    Krista
     
  3. Tilly

    Tilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Krista I thought I remembered it being quite soon. Hopefully will get a few out of my new chicks.

    Does anyone know the percentage I thought it was 50/50 but as dad is a straightfeathered frizzle I was hoping the odds might be higher [​IMG]
     
  4. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This red frizzle is 11 days old here [​IMG]

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    Hope that helps!!
     
  5. Tilly

    Tilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my gosh
    What a precious chick [​IMG]

    Thanks for the pic!! Its a great reference!

    Will keep my fingers crossed for a few frizzles. [​IMG]
     
  6. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so how many are frizzled? And pics too......... [​IMG]
     
  7. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    It should be a 50/50 ratio, but you could always get lucky!
     
  8. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    Tilly,
    Thanks so much for the reference picture....I have about 40 eggs in the bator most of which are supposed to be frizzle chicks...It is nice to know what they are suposed to look like. I will keep everyone posted as ours hatch! They are due.....Day before Halloween! How cute to get little fuzzybutts in time for halloween!
     
  9. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I love frizzles! I have 6 total and hopefully will be expanding soon. Good Luck with your hatch.
     

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