silkie frizzled ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lightfoot, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. lightfoot

    lightfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silkie which is frizzled-sizzled-or????. my head throbs after visiting several posts discussing feathers. what is it, I'll probably never know for sure. can anyone tell me? thanks.
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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The barred bird looks more like a frizzled cochin than a sizzle as I do not see any silkie characteristics. It could be a 2nd or more generation offspring of a sizzle project that did not inherit sufficient silkie characteristics. The buff looks to have normal silkie feathering.

    A frizzled silkie has silkie feathering that are frizzled. A sizzle has non-silkied feathers that are frizzled, but all OTHER features match the silkie standard.

    Frizzling can occur in any breed.
     
  3. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    look bared frizzle to me buff looks like sillkie
     
  4. lightfoot

    lightfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help. Bought eggs from various suppliers, all advertised as silkies, so much for mailed eggs. I suppose I could find another home for him. Thanks again, Bob.[​IMG]
     
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    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb looks all wrong for a pure cochin. I can see what looks like a bit of a crest and beard/muffs. Does it have extra toes? I would guess it is a first, or maybe second, generation project bird for frizzled silkies.
     

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