comb size

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickMandy, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. ChickMandy

    ChickMandy Out Of The Brooder

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    hello. my name is timber, and i'm nine years old. we have chickens this year. i would like to ask you a question.

    when a chicken's comb gets big, does that mean it's old???

    thank you.
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  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Timber,

    Comb size does not indicate age unless you're talking about a chick turning into a hen/rooster... that is in my opinion.. [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickMandy

    ChickMandy Out Of The Brooder

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    i guess that means that one of my favourite chickens named Rizzo just has a big comb.

    thanks for your reply.
    timber [​IMG]
     
  4. so lucky

    so lucky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Timber, how long have you had your chicken? Do you know how old it? The boy chickens usually get bigger combs than the girl chickens, as they grow up. Doesn't mean they are old, just not chicks anymore. Hope this helps.[​IMG]
     
  5. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi timber. and the answer is no. i have hens that were born on the same day and one looks like her crown never grew and one looks like the crown of a rooster. you are so polite [​IMG]
     
  6. Skitz

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    Hello Timber! and no it doesn't [​IMG] it really doesn't have any "meaning/use" its only for cooling purposes (that's what I've heard [​IMG])
     
  7. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Quote:He actually got me in a good mood [​IMG]
     
  8. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know he is so nice and polite [​IMG]. good to see [​IMG]. besides im not much older (im 14)
     
  9. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Quote:at your age I was a rebel on here! LOL I really regret posting all those things XD (now that I'm 17 I've matured!) hopefully no one finds out we posted our age [​IMG]
     
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  10. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hahahaha hopefully not [​IMG]
     

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