Poor ugly little hen.....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by doubleatraining, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

    Jul 25, 2011
    Franklinton, NC
    I'm guessing this is a frizzle cochin bantam or something....

    Poor thing is fugly. Are there any ugly chicken contests?? We would win! LOL


  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Aww, maybe it's a FRAZZLE. That's when you breed two frizzles together. The offspring will have thin, low quality feathers, and often they're unhealthy. I can't really see from the pic very well, but she might be a frazzle.

    Here's a frizzle cochin bantam that I have
    Her name is Diva

    I was so excited, because I have a frizzle polish rooster, and I bought him two frizzle cochin hens. (all bantams). Then I come to find out that it's bad mojo to breed two frizzles. One should be frizzle while the other is smooth. I had no idea. Oh well. No breeding for these guys.....

    So sorry about your little ugly duckling hen. She's lucky to have you!
  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Songster

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    Bless her little heart!
  4. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When I seen her I thought about all neat looking sizzles she could be mama to. Breed her to a good breeder quality silkie rooster( perhaps a blue splash or splash) Great looking hen.

  5. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

    Jul 25, 2011
    Franklinton, NC
    LOL she is very sweet. I doubt I will be breeding her though.....silkies creep me out.

    I would have liked for her to be my brooder but she saw some chicks the other day and FREAKED OUT!!! Flung herself at the sides of the pen to get away and they weren't that close. [​IMG]
  6. She may feel differently when she becomes broody and has her own chicks. Have you ever seen the sizzles?
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

    Sep 27, 2010
    a Sizzle? OMG< do you have a picture?

  8. angie3881

    angie3881 Songster

    I think she is kind of cute!! [​IMG]
  9. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Songster

    Aug 27, 2011
    Lincoln Nebraska
    She is so cute!

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