Is this chick a frizzle?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TurtleFeathers, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Hi all -

    Here is a 3 week old bantam cochin chick (silver laced, I think) whose feathers are growing in funny - I'm wondering if its a frizzle? I've never had a frizzled chick, so all I know is what I see in pics...

    This isn't the best shot (he moves SO fast!), so I can try again if its too hard to tell here?

    Thanks for your opinions!

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  2. Hi Kathy! From the pic, it looks like a frizzle.
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    Lisa
     
  3. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    you got a frizzle, [​IMG] and sooo cute.
     
  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup that bird is frizzling.
     
  5. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Thanks guys! OMG - I'm so excited!! My FIRST frizzle...

    Here's the kicker tho: the parents weren't frizzled, and to the breeder's knowledge, there have been no other frizzles from that line. How does this happen???
     
  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Genes mutate, so it could just be a mutation. I saw a silkie-feathered screech owl one time....the wierdest thing!
     
  7. hobbyfarmrookie

    hobbyfarmrookie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just recently bought a couple of frizzles from HBueler was looking like that just a few days ago. Now it is really frizzling. Congrats!
     

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