Comb Size

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Ecophreek, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. Ecophreek

    Ecophreek Just Hatched

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    Ok, really new here. How do you increase comb size?

    I'm gaining an understanding of comb traits and am really fascinated with the La Flèche, Sicilian Buttercups, and Houdans.
    The problem I have with the 1st and 3rd are the sizes of the comb. Is there a way to breed a larger comb type by bringing in, say a Redcap (or any breed with a large comb), then selecting back to La Flèche or Houdan types?
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
  2. NanaKat

    NanaKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Breeds are bred according to the Standard of Perfection .
    Are you wanting to deviate from that?
     
  3. Ecophreek

    Ecophreek Just Hatched

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    Is there a way to increase comb size?


    Yes, I want larger combs.
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
  4. Ecophreek

    Ecophreek Just Hatched

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    Actually from another thread but I feel so good about the message...

     

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