Comb Contest - Carnation! - Winner Announced!

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  1. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Submit your best photos of your chicken’s carnation comb and win a 6 month GFM!

    To increase your chances of winning, try to get a clear, focused picture, and make sure your photo is of a carnation comb only. Example:


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    We don’t have a set end-date yet for the contest, but the faster we get a bunch of great submissions, the sooner we can pick a winner!

    Submissions Must Include:
    1. A great picture of a chicken’s comb
    2. Breed
    3. Age
    4. Gender


    RULES:
    1. All entries must be submitted as a reply to this thread
    2. The picture needs to be taken by you
    3. Have fun!

    If you have any questions about this contest, see the main thread in the contest section.


    Ready… Set… GO!
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  2. Whats the difference between this and the single comb?
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The difference between single and carnation combs is the carnation has a side sprig on each side -- there at the back. (You can see in the picture the little point sticking sideways.)
     
  4. Ok, thanks :)
     
  5. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Joss, our Wheaten Penedesenca cockerel at around 5 months of age. He's a good boy and we love him!
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Here is the standard for carnation comb or kings crest:
    Rooster
    Simple, mildly large, upright, flat, with five or six plain short peaks, with the last and the first smaller than the central ones. The rear spur, with an arched base has a tendency to toward the back of the neck without touching it and with appendixes to each side of the posterior. The comb, viewed from behind, must resemble a flower.
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    Simple, mildly big, with five or six points, very definite and jagged, fall toward a side of the face and with appendixes like in the rooster.


    It's normally more than one sprig to each side.
    I'm photographing as we speak.
     
  7. dlcama

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    This is my rooster, obviously a male, he is 2 years old and mean as a billy goat - Eli is a Welsummer
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  8. dlcama

    dlcama New Egg

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    This is Eli's sister, Opal - she is 2 years old and a Welsummer
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    Acresofchickens TripleC

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  10. debbienc

    debbienc Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Red, my Rhode Island Red Rooster - Male that is. He is about 1 year old.
     
  11. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Folks, those aren't carnation combs. They're single combs. To be a carnation, it has to have the side sprigs on the back. I think you should probably enter those photos in the single comb contest instead. [​IMG]
     
  12. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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  13. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Now I know what a carnation comb is! So, this type of comb is desirable in some breeds?
     
  14. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only Penedesencas. :)
     

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