Question What breed has no breast or body feathers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by panner123, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
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    Earlier this year my grand daughter let out all the chickens toghether. Well I now have this one little black chick that is fizzled, but with no feathers on its breast or body. I have no black roo, but I do have one naked neck hen. Could this be a cross between a red frizzle roo and the naked neck hen. I have seen many chickens in the past 50+ years, just never one like this. Does anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about the chick, but I think the naked kneck hen would be a turken.

    Have any pics?
     
  3. greenmulberry

    greenmulberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like a "double frizzle" to me. A chicken that has two frizzle genes, one from each parent, has feathers that break off in patches on it's body.

    Any chance that is what it is?
     
  4. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about the chick, but I think the naked kneck hen would be a turken.

    Naked Neck is the correct term. [​IMG]
     
  5. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops. :eek: I've just seen turkens at the fair and such, and they look so UGLY, they're hard to forget. That's what I think of when I imagine a chicken with a naked neck.
     
  6. Bubba

    Bubba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Green you said it right. It is a Frizzle with a double frizzle gene. I have 2 from McMurray, hoping for the best. Ones looking like a cockrel so hell go into the pot. Not sure bout the other one yet thou.

    Becareful they sunburn really easy.

    Bubba
     

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