Good Morning from Wisconsin!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jhopp6, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. jhopp6

    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've loved chickens since my first job as an egg collector at a chicken farm when I was a teenager. Now finally, as a grandmother, I have my own small flock of hens. Two Wyandottes, two Barred Rock crosses, and two Silkies. I adore my girls, and thought it might be fun to hatch my own. A local chicken farmer had this little Frizzle rooster, and the hen was part of the package. Anyone know what breed(s) they may be? The rooster's comb is what's throwing me. I know not to breed frizzle to frizzle. I may try him with my Silkie hens after I clear up the scaly mite problem. Thanks everyone for your input![​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These little guys are half the size of my Silkie hens. Is this what a Frazzle looks like? (Hope not)
     
  3. jhopp6

    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Freddy the Freeloader
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    It sounds like you have a lovely little flock! Your new birds look a bit like Sizzles (frizzled Silkies) to me. However, I don't know much about frizzled birds, so could be wrong.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    I agree with Wyandottes7's guess on breed/mix.
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!

    And X3 on the breeds :)
     
  7. jhopp6

    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the warm welcome and info! Little Man was flirting with the ladies today :)[​IMG]
     
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    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think he is a frazzle, you wouldn't want to take that any farther or you could end up with bald birds. Maybe using him with something completely different like small game breed hens, you could breed out the frazzle over time.
     
  10. jhopp6

    jhopp6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wondered about that. It was kind of a rescue situation, and I was actually looking for a Silkie roo. I saw these two poor little things and felt sorry for them. I won't use him at all then. I not real keen on breeding bald birds ;)
     

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