WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenbottom, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    whats the difference between a frizzle and a sizzle?
     
  2. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    A sizzle is a frizzle. A sizzle is just a frizzled silkie and frizzles can come in any breed.
     
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Yeah, I never understood about them either. They are all well and cute but I haven't actually seen what others breed to get them. I haven't cared to get any but it would be neat to know what people breed together to get all those wild feathers. And I know a Silkie is thrown in there somewhere.
     
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    One starts with a Fr and one starts with an S. [​IMG]
     
  5. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
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    I have always heard a sizzle is when you cross a frizzle and a silkie. Here is a photo of my frizzle if that helps any. I have no clue what his actual breed or breed mix is. He was a rescue chicken. [​IMG] I just know I can't breed him to my blue frizzle cochins because that would be bad because frizzle X Frizzle does something weird with the genes out the resulting offspring.
     
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Too cute!
    I wasn't sure that a frizzle would get you a sizzle. I just never have heard in all the time I have been on BYC about what people breed to get them. I know they are mixes but I thought there was a certain way to mix them to get those. And I didn't know the difference in what made a sizzle be called just that .........and a frizzle is different how?
    I do understand about the lethal genes though with the breeding of frizzle to frizzle. Happens in Araucanas and some mammals. You just have to watch how you breed them to try and avoid that.
    This is an interesting thread. I hope there are more answers.
    Uh, thanks, bsaffles! Needed that smile for the day! [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    OH NOW I GET IT lol so the sizzle is just a silkie frizzle so the s from silkie and the izzle from frizzle lol i think i understand now thank you
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The breeders who are seriously working on sizzles are breeding for all silkie traits except silkie feathering. Add to that frizzling.
     
  9. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:woah! say that three times fast! [​IMG]

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  10. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    [​IMG] lol
     

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