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Comb is small but getting red = roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Toi-toi, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Toi-toi

    Toi-toi Songster

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    May 12, 2010
    Central MA
    I have 6 of 7weeks old SS and they are sexed as pullets.
    I just noticed today that some combs are getting red. Not bright, but bottom of comb is red.
    But all of them are about same size of combs, no one has "really big and noticeable difference".
    Is this some "flag up" sign???

    I will upload pics tomorrow...
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    You are probably safe. The females start getting a red comb about this age in some breeds.
     

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