A combless Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JodyJo, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone heard of this...I have an EE pullet...that is crowing, is she copying the other 2, or is she a he...here's a pic of her at 9 weeks.

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  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    That's a rooster. You can tell by the darker, shiner feathering.
     
  3. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roo. the comb is red [​IMG]
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why so late with comb....its mates have full out combs already at 9 weeks....I sure hope not.....

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    here is another shot of "her"
     
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  5. Amyh

    Amyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE's take longer to develop their combs because they have rose combs. Look at his neck feathers, they are pointy. A hen will have very round neck feathers. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  6. jwg423

    jwg423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good to know Thank You [​IMG]
     
  7. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:EEs actually usually have pea combs, but not always [​IMG] i think your's might actually have a v-comb from what i can see, any way he's crossed with a polish or something? that would explain why his comb's so small.
     

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