No Frizzle??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Terridab, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Terridab

    Terridab Out Of The Brooder

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    Ordered by chicks and they are all healthy and getting so big .Four weeks old now. But, I ordered 2 bantam frizzed cochin chicks in hope that one would frizzle...but no frizzle[​IMG] But adorable anyway!!!Guess I will just have to get some more frizzles!
    That is after I re- home 6 Buff Brahma roos.[​IMG]
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]KEEP THE BRAHMAS
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Frizzle genetics are complicated. A frizzle should only be bred to a non-frizzle, as breeding 2 frizzles together produces chicks with feather deformities and possibly internal organ abnormalities. When you breed a frizzle and a non-frizzle, technically you should get 50% frizzles. However, there are other genes that interfere with the expression of the frizzle gene, and some birds that carry it will not appear frizzled.

    Nothing wrong with trying again though [​IMG]
     
  4. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lucked out in an order to McMurrays. One of my Bantam Black Cochins was a Frizzle. AND a Pullet!! She is the bossiest little thing though!
     
  5. Terridab

    Terridab Out Of The Brooder

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    I would love to keep the Brahmas, getting very attached to them and they are so gentle!! But worry about the neighbors and 6 crowing roosters!!
     

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