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Correct Rose Comb?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by Chicken-Eye, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Chicken-Eye

    Chicken-Eye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It took me forever to get this picture behind a blue canvas, and I want to ask, it that curved spike on Pok's rose comb fit to standards? He's a purebred Rosecomb Bantam.
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  2. Rosecomb Lover

    Rosecomb Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The curved spike is not preferred but is accepted. Most breeders will try and get rid of it for the next generation. I would suggest buying a Rosecomb hen from a reputable breeder and breeding him. The offspring will have better examples of the comb.
     
  3. Chicken-Eye

    Chicken-Eye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks beautiful :)
     
  5. joelducusin

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    Hey guys can you tell me the breed of this roo? About a year ago i bought some heritage breed to a friend and just mixed with this fellow still dont know what breed is he belong....
     
  6. Whittni

    Whittni Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd imagine he's rosecombed New Hampshire Red.
     
  7. joelducusin

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    Ah does an new hampshire has rose comb also?
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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  9. Potoooooooo

    Potoooooooo Just Hatched

    @Chicken-Eye
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    Very interesting! I'm not actually interested in breeding to standard at all, because I won't be showing my birds and I really like that spike there.


    Anyone know any particular genes behind the spike?

    (Also, sorry for the necroing this thread!)
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2016
  10. DalePorcherdvm

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    Nice
     

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