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Chick with no comb or wattle

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Philmann, May 27, 2011.

  1. Philmann

    Philmann New Egg

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    I have 3 chicks i need to identify please, the strange thing is one has no comb or wattle, these birds are all the same age at 7 weeks please help. And how do i upload photos im struggling here.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] ok done thanks.
     
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  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] It could be an EE, or any chick with a pea comb I'll bump you maybe someone else can help
     
  3. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Laurens SC
    I have black and white chicks.. Wayndottes and the girls dont have combs yet and where their combs will be is black I have one with a white comb.. thinking hes gonna be a roo.. but their only 4 weeks old so we have time to see..
    good luck with your chicks.)O(
    Pink
     
  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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  5. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I have a 11 week old australorp that still has a tiny black comb, and I have no clue what that means. It has also always been the smallest. [​IMG] My other 11 week old australorp already has a comb.
     
  6. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Hi, and [​IMG]

    As a new member, you need to have a minimum number of posts to be able to add pictures to your thread. Since chickens have different comb types, depending on breed, it's not unusual for a chick to have little or no visible comb. Wattles normally don't appear for a while, either.
     
  7. Philmann

    Philmann New Egg

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  8. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they're 7 weeks old, no comb or wattles would indicate female. Those with big red combs and wattles are boys almost every time.
     
  9. Philmann

    Philmann New Egg

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    Have you any idea what breed they might be.
     

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