Black or Blue Rosecomb? IS it even a Rosecomb?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HorseFeatherz NV, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Let me tell you I have stared at the Rosecomb Federation page for 7 weeks now, trying to figure out WHAT color this roo(?) is/will be. I have almost decided he is a Black n Blue roo ( [​IMG] just kidding).

    Smokie (believe he is a Rosecomb Roo but perhaps I am wrong?)

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    When he was a bitty (okĀ…bittier than now)

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  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It is blue, see the lacing on the feathers? Black doesn't have that.
     
  3. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Thank you, thank you, thank you!

    I *thought* he might be a blue (lacing like you stated) but just was not sure - plus he has no green sheen at all.

    Thank you again!
     
  4. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    rosecombs have white lobes and ...rosecombs. I can't tell from those pics... maybe use the other link and not the thumbnail one.

    eta: Duh, you just have to click on it and it gets bigger [​IMG] ...still don't see the lobes but they can come in later... saw the rest of your album and see that you do have some other rosecombs so I would have to agree that, yes, that is a blue rosecomb.
     
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  5. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

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    It definitely has a rosecomb...looks like my lil golden sebrights comb...
     
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  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    He's a blue and looks like he may be a rosecomb. If he is, he will develop white earlobes as he matures.
     
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  7. Thomas423

    Thomas423 Songster

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    What is a rosecomb? I'm buying some silkies tomorrow and the girl wants to give me a rosecomb (maybe 3/4 rosecomb 1/4 silkie) so he/she won't be alone. I know nothing about this breed so any info is appreciated. Are they banty or standard? What do I look for when sexing and when can they be sexed. Are they winter hardy? And anything else I need to know.
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  8. LilPeeps

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  9. chickenlittle32

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    Its also the shape of their comb.
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    Quote:Technically, it's the type [​IMG]
     

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