This is absolutely true. Here in Montana temps fluctuate wildly in the semi arid mountain shadow, so my hens mosly have larger combs, just some are more floppy and some more straight. Still, I bet they are smaller than those in the deep south. They are likely bigger than Minnesota chicken's combs. There are a few who have smaller combs, but even the ones with buffont crests generally have bigger combs than those depicted on these adorable ladies. Bird 1 and 3 look like pullets to me, the middle one looks like a hen.
This is Paula (of blessed memory) - check out her whack-o big floppy comb!
- Ant Farm