What Type Is This? Frizzle Variation?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chooks4life, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi all. Don't know if someone's posted this already... Anyway, I can't post pics because they're not my pics, but here's a link to a strange Frizzle. He looks pretty fancy, lol. I am just wondering if this is a known type of Frizzle?

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Interesting, they do say it changed when it molted, wonder if they could have used Safeguard/ Fenbendazole or one of those wormers or the bird was exposed to something like that and that had something to do with it?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Okay, another reason I don't want to eat chicken from China [​IMG]

    My mind says it has to be environmental, since the bird was normal when hatched to me that rules out a genetic mutation. I don't even want to know what would curl a bird's feathers.
     
  4. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with both of you, it doesn't seem too likely to be genetic since it occurred so late.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Almost looks like a sizzle to a sizzle
     
  6. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Lol, ok, I'll have to take your word for it, since I've only recently discovered that there is such a thing as a Sizzle. Looks better than either a Silkie or a Frizzle, IMO, but I don't much like the potential health issues or genetic issues that comes with that sort of variation.
     

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