comb variation on barred rocks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joletabey, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    How much variation in comb size can a BR hen have? I have been looking at pics, and most posted on BYC and other sites show pretty small combs. The neighbor's chicken that lives in my barn has a fairly respectable size comb- bigger than the pics I have seen. I think she is from a hatchery, so would that be the reason?
     
  2. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Plymouth Rock family has varly small combs compared to many other breeds like leghorns. You will see some variation in size from hatchetry birds but none should be big. I think most of mine are a inch high maybe inch and a half. They only thing bigger than that is my rooster.
     

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