Blue Hamburg Combs??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Critter Crazy, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Okay, I got two Blue Hamburgs, with my order from Ideal last month. They are now 5 Weeks old. Today I just noticed that they both have different combs! One has a Rose comb like it should, but the other has a single comb?? How can a Hamburg have a single comb?? Is it a different breed then??

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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    A single comb is a recessive gene, so that just means that two rose comb parents could have carried the recessive gene and by chance, the kid ended up with a single comb.
     
  3. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Ahhh....okay!! I was hoping it was indeed a Hamburg!! Phewww.... Good to hear! LOL![​IMG]
     

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