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Buff orpington combs.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bledsoe95, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All my buff orps. are the same age but some of their combs are bigger. Why is this?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How old are they? When they are young, males will typically grow combs at twice the rate of females. As females get closer to laying age, their combs will get a bit bigger/redder too, but never reach the size of a male comb of the same age.
     
  3. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    11 months old no roosters all hens.
     

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