Comb

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pam, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. pam

    pam Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi....what does it mean if my Leghorn hen's comb is flopped over? She seems fine other than that.

    ADDENDUM:

    I looked around the forum and found my answer.....it sounds normal.
     
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  2. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Quote:Pam-

    Nothing to worry about...they (Leghorns) are notorious for growing BIG single combs. I think they look like Marilyn Monroe of chickens. LOL!!!

    Pedro-
     
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  3. pam

    pam Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Pedro...She sure is hard to keep clean! All that bleached blonde hair! LOL!

    pam
     
  4. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Quote:You are welcome! Bleach Blond, huh? [​IMG]

    If they could talk I think they'd say it's a "Pearl Blond". [​IMG]

    Here's a link to a picture of a Leghorn with a big comb...it's almost bending to the side on the back. I think they get so big (combs) and gravity takes over...just like it does on us! [​IMG]

    http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/product/pearl_white_leghorn.html
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    My leghorn has such a flopped over comb you'd think she was trying to do a comb over.
     
  6. pam

    pam Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL!

    Where are you folks getting the cute smilies? I love the jumpy chicken!
     
  7. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    when you go to post reply, there's a black "smilies" and a blue hyperlink that says "show" click on that, and a whole list shows up.[​IMG]
     
  8. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Quote:So...when she stops laying you have to say, "You're fired!" (Ala Trump!)

    [​IMG]

    I couldn't resist...OK, I could but didn't want to! [​IMG]

    Pedro
     
  9. pam

    pam Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] cool!!!!
     

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