Black star with rose comb?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KandJsmama, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. KandJsmama

    KandJsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 3 black star pullets that I purchased from MPC. Two are almost identical with single combs. The third is smaller than the other two and has a rose comb. Is it possible she is not really a black star or are rose combs possible since one of the parents is a RIR? My oddball also has much more gold feathers on her chest than the others.

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
    From what I've been hearing about MPC, there are several people that got something different than what they ordered. However if the father was possibly a rose combed RIR, or if the mother was a Dominique, you could possibly get rose combed Black Sexlinks.
  3. doublebow

    doublebow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2009
    I have a black sex-link that has a rose comb. Her mother is a dominique.
  4. KandJsmama

    KandJsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! I feel comfortable still calling her a BSL and I am not going to worry about it [​IMG]
  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Mom could be a wyandotte too. Don't worry about it [​IMG]

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