The Frizzle is of Asian descent and is a purely exhibition breed. It is docile, poorly mobile and not a good layer. The plumage of the Frizzle gives the breed its name as it curls tightly backwards towards the head. This breed can be many colours from black, blue, buff or white.


Soft feather – heavy


Black, blue, buff or white.


Cock 3.2 – 3.0 Kg
Hen 2.3 – 2.7 Kg

Bantam Variety Frizzle

Rooster 690 – 790 g
Hen 570 – 680 g

Egg Colour

Light Brown

Painting courtesy – Suz Craig & Ros Harvey: Roosters & Hens – for the appreciative eye, Ballyhay Books, 2006.