Combs/ Wattles & High Temps?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickenbodhi, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Chickenbodhi

    Chickenbodhi Out Of The Brooder

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    Do chickens with larger combs and wattles tolerate heat better?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Not necessarily, but if you have breeds with very large combs and wattles, those can get frostbitten in extremely cold weather, so that's why some people with bad winters don't want breeds with big combs and wattles.
     

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