What is the difference between a frizzle and a Sizzle

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by timbofarms, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anyone that can tell me the difference between a frizzle and a sizzle. I have a rooster i have been calling a frizzle. I just want to know the difference.Thanks
    Timbo
     
  2. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Sizzle is a Silkie mixed with a Frizzle.
     
  3. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay?????? My rooster has a blue lob does that mean it's a sizzle or what? So, what is a frizzle? I'm so confused.
     
  4. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot tell you the origin of these terms, buit this is how I interpret them:

    Frizzle is a genetic trait that causes the feathers of a bird to flip forward or frizzle away from the body. There are several breeds that naturally exhibit this trait.

    Sizzle describes a Silkie with frizzled feathers. Many breeders have used Frizzled bantam Cochins to introduce the Frizzle gene into their Silkie lines for the purpose of creating a unique bird.
     
  5. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sizzle = a frizzle with all silkie characters (without the silkie feathering).
     
  6. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank everyone for the replies. That makes sense i think.[​IMG]
     
  7. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With what i understand now my rooster is a sizzle and i have breed he with my cochins and that gave me a frizzle chicks. I'll have to examine my chicks to see if they took on the sizzle or frizzle jeans.[​IMG] Thanks for everyones help
     
  8. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post a pic of him.
     
  9. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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