what are the better odds (frizzles)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GAChknGirl, May 26, 2012.

  1. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Songster

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    will i have better odds getting frizzle babies if i have a frizzle roo or a frizzle hen? or does it matter
     
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    I don't think it matters. All the babies will carry the frizzle gene. I hear of up to 50% or better of frizzle hatch. Good luck!
     
  3. farmerChef

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    frizzling is dominate, you should not breed frizzle to frizzle, but i dont think it matters which sex is frizzled. If you have room, you could have a frizzled rooster over smooth hens, and a smooth rooster over frizzled hens, that way you could have lots of frizzles!
    If the bird is not frizzled, it doesnt carry the gene. I have seen some birds that only have a small amount of frizzling, just the end in the feather was a little curled.
     

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