Biggest comb ever!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Crazyland, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sandhills NC
    On a girl anyways. lol

    This one girl of mine has just the biggest comb, for a while when she was younger I thought she would be a roo because of the size. And comparing it to her sisters, well yeah! In the back of the picture you can see one of her sisters.
    Anyone else have a hen with an amazingly large comb?

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  2. chicken_china_mom

    chicken_china_mom Crazy for Cochins

    Apr 24, 2009
    Tab, Indiana
    Wow, she DOES have a big comb! What breed is she? Is she a Blue Orpington? I have a 10 week old BCM that I was positive was a pullet, but now, I am doubting myself. She is a HUGE baby, even bigger than my other pullet and the cockerel, both also BCM's, and her comb is bigger than the roo's! But she doesn't have any hackle or sickle feathers coming in, and she doesn't do the chest bumping or display any other noticeable roo behavior. So I have no idea. At this point I figure, I'm only a few weeks away from when they'll start crowing, so if it crow's, I guess I'll know! But I am really hoping it's a pullet!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. awheel11

    awheel11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a pretty girl though! is that an andalusian?
     
  4. blueskylen

    blueskylen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's so pretty! i have an americana with a large comb like that - her name is Floptop.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Andalusians often have huge floppy combs. She's very pretty!
     
  6. suburbanchx

    suburbanchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a huge comb!!! Yes, she is pretty!
     
  7. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sandhills NC
    Quote:And here I thought I had a hen with a complex! [​IMG] But you are right that my Andalusians have larger combs than my other hens. Just that hers is unusually large to me. Some of my roos aren't that big! lol
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Oh my....she is well endowed....
     
  9. VelvetDragon

    VelvetDragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so jaunty! I love it! She's a BEAUTIFUL girl.
     
  10. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sandhills NC
    Thank you. [​IMG]
    Two of them seem to be "special". She has the big comb and one of her sisters has a darker splash across her shoulder. Very interesting.
     

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