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What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Carly Rae, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. Carly Rae

    Carly Rae Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi.
    Around 3 weeks ago I got 2 Frizzle chicks. I was told they were both Frizzles. They are 3 weeks old now, But I just noticed today that they have different feet. My little brown one has feet identical to my Silkies, but my bigger yellow one has 4 toes and not like my Silkies. Could I have a Silkie and a Frizzle? Or does the feet difference make a difference in the breed? I have photos if needed.

    Thank you. :)
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures would be amazingly helpful :)
     
  3. Carly Rae

    Carly Rae Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are 2. They aren't the best, I'll try get some better ones of the brown one.



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  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not an expert, but the yellow one does not look frizzled to me. It looks kind of like a Buff Orp, but not very feathered in yet.
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The big yellow one looks like a cockerel to me. It might be out of frizzles but this one isn't going to be. The other "dark one" looks to be a silkie cross, could be a sizzle.
     
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  6. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yellow one isn't frizzled, the silkie'd one may be a little frizzled, wanna see more pictures though :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Gray Farms
     
  8. smjshipley

    smjshipley Out Of The Brooder

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    my frizzles babies all had wing feathers that curled upward, I'm not an expert, but just my experience [​IMG]
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Hi there Carly Rae

    I agree that your little yellow one looks like it could be a boy and not frizzled. The darker one does look like a Silkie X, especially with the extra toe. I am also thinking possibly a sizzle but I am no expert [​IMG]

    If it helps at all, this is a frizzled Silkie X at 3 weeks of age and then 4 weeks:

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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    "frizzle" inn't a breed, it's a genetic trait that makes the feathers funky. Your birds are both mixed breeds, probably with a frizzled parent. When breeding frizzles, you get about half non-frizzled chicks if you do it correctly. So, luck of the draw gave you one frizzled and one non-frizzled.
     

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