Comb on silkie roosters

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by henney penny, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could someone please post a close up picture of what a walnut comb should look like on a silkie rooster and the correct mulberry color.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:This boy has a very nice comb, IMO. The darker the comb the better.
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  3. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NE of OKC
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  4. Birds & Eggs

    Birds & Eggs Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is one of our Self Blue (lavender) boys.

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  5. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of comb is this?[​IMG]
     
  6. Orpimom

    Orpimom Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:A mixup of straight or pea and mulberry basically. Sometimes happens in crosses even many generations down the line.
     
  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:We call that a chewed bubble gum comb.
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Now, now, I've heard people refer to proper walnut combs as looking like a wad of bubble gum [​IMG] Silly people, do they REALLY want silkies with single combs? [​IMG]
     
  9. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    most compare silkie combs with chewed gum, I do too, its a perfect analogy. lol
     
  10. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Don't know what you'd call it, but he definately has a single comb gene thrown in there somewhere - its a hybrid comb, not quite pea or walnut nor quite a single comb either.
     

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