4 Silver Laced Wyandotte pullets 15 weeks old-- 2 have rose combs, 2 have single combs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by CluckerCottage, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    They came from the same hatchery- does anyone have insight on this?
    SLW's are supposed to have rose combs.
    This is my first time owning this breed after many years of keeping chickens. They are so much fun to watch!
    Thank you-
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    It is not unusual for hatchery birds to deviate in some degree from the SOP. I have heard it said that low fertility can be associated with 'non single' combs so single birds are frequently included in hatchery flocks.
  3. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok, thanks so much for your answer.

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