3 row comb - boy?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by michiele, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. michiele

    michiele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read somewhere that a 3 row comb means boy. Is that true? I have a clutch of 6 Ameracauna chicks (9 weeks old now). 5 of them have a distinct 3 rowed comb. One has smalller comb that doesn't have 3 rows that I can separately identify. Does that mean I have 5 roosters and 1 pullet? (I hope not!) These Ameracauna are so hard to identify sex!
     
  2. Meara

    Meara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never heard that. As far as I know a pea comb has three rows whether it is a female or a male. I would go more on how prominent the comb is and whether it is getting pink/red colored. If you post some pictures that would help.
     
  3. QualityPolish

    QualityPolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics would help a ton but as far as this folk tale goes I've never heard of it :/
     
  4. michiele

    michiele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am encouraged to hear that 3 rows doesn't necessarily mean boy:) I will get some pics gathered up and post them:) Those little ones will NOT stand still for their glamour shots!
     
  5. michiele

    michiele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012

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