Is this a frizzle??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Eckielady, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Eckielady

    Eckielady Songster

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    IMG_5314.JPG So I had a broody mama sit on 10 barnyard eggs (from someone else). She doesn't have any frizzles in her coop but this chick definitely has some uplift to her feathers. You can see the difference between her and the white one next to her. We have a sizzle in another coop and it's super noticeable so this chick falls somewhere in between. What do you think?
     

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Doesn't look like a frizzle to me so far. In a few weeks you'll know for sure.
     
  3. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    Doesn't look like a frizzle to me either.
    Frizzled gene is dominate so if a bird has it it shows. Be pretty hard to get a frizzle chick from a group without any frizzled in it.
     
  4. Eckielady

    Eckielady Songster

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    I didn't really think so either when comparing it to my other one but have you ever seen feathers coming out from the body that ended up not being a frizzle? So strange!!
     
  5. Eckielady

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    IMG_5320.JPG Here's some better photos-
     

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  6. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    I guess I'm not seeing what you are. I don't see anything resembling frizzled feathers.
    I do remember a thread on here somewhere about a nutritional issue causing weird feathering.
     
  7. Eckielady

    Eckielady Songster

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    It's just this little tip of each feather that's standing away from the body. Like I said, we have a sizzle chick a week older and there's definitely a huge difference so I see what you are saying. He just looks different than the others and I'm not sure why.
     
  8. Eckielady

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    Hmmm, seems like that would be all of the chicks though. The other 7 are perfectly smooth and normal.

     
  9. Eckielady

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    Wanted to update this as this little feller was most definitely a frizzle. Here he is today with the most beautiful coloring I've ever seen- IMG_6163.JPG IMG_6189.JPG IMG_6190.JPG
     
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