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black comb and wattles, what is it???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by naturegirl, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. naturegirl

    naturegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 black pullets, 2 of them have all black combs and wattles. The other 2 have red combs and wattles and I believe they are BA's Does anyone know of a breed that has a black comb and wattle???
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Sumatras have black combs and wattles, but I have a feeling the ones with the black combs and wattles in YOUR flock are just undeveloped pullets. As they get older, the combs, faces and wattles will redden just like the others.
     
  3. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

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    I have 3 black sex links (Black Star) that have black combs & wattles. My BA hens all have red c & w.
     
  4. naturegirl

    naturegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    My pullets are almost 16 weeks old. They also have black eyes and a greeish tint to their feathers in the sun. They sure are beautiful [​IMG]
     
  5. Fuzzypea

    Fuzzypea Out Of The Brooder

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    Silkies have black skin, bones combs, meat, and wattles.

    Could you put some pics of the chickens on here? [​IMG]
     
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  6. naturegirl

    naturegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    They are definetly not silkies although I would love to have silkies [​IMG]
     
  7. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Quote:Wait a bit longer...they should start getting the red in their face in another month...possibly two more months.
     
  8. naturegirl

    naturegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks everyone, I appreciate your input [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickenCharmer

    ChickenCharmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    I saw a breed on feathersite with black comb and wattles... just a second while I find it. (This is going to take a while [​IMG] )
     
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  10. ChickenCharmer

    ChickenCharmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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