Barred rock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nae-nae850, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. nae-nae850

    nae-nae850 New Egg

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    I just got a 4 week old barred rock hen an I noticed that she doesn't have a comb An was wondering if this normal or do they take long to grow .I just want to make sure she okay
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, nae-nae, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you aboard! Some pullets are slower to develop combs. I wouldn't worry about it. Best of luck to you and thanks for joining BYC!!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you join us!
     
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hey there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens!!! I am so glad you decided to join our big, happy family! Please make yourself at home and enjoy yourself here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under nae-nae850 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    As your little one is still so young the lack of significant comb development is not anything to worry about. If you look where the comb will be you will see the beginnings of a comb - as she grows and mature, her comb will grow in size and then, as she nears the point of laying eggs, it will turn red.
    Do you just have the one chick?
     
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  8. nae-nae850

    nae-nae850 New Egg

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    Yes I have only one chic
     
  9. nae-nae850

    nae-nae850 New Egg

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    I'm sending a pic of her now[​IMG]
     

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