Do any of you guys think this is weird :O?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GanjaXD, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. GanjaXD

    GanjaXD Out Of The Brooder

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    I just discovered that my Silky Rooster "Kiwi", has a 'V' comb mixed with his pea comb. The 'V' is hidden behind his furry head fuzz :>.
     
  2. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say he is mixed with Sultan. (Polish also have the V comb though.)
     
  3. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Common & a show disqualification
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Horns on a silkie comb is not a DQ, it is a defect..you cannot get DQed for having horns on the comb.
     
  5. GanjaXD

    GanjaXD Out Of The Brooder

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    Ideal Poultry ripped me off D:!
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:I wouldn't say they ripped you off. Things like this are common in hatchery stock. The hatcheries don't focus on specific traits or quality, but mainly the quantity of the birds being sold. That's just what is expected.
     
  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Horns on a silkie comb is not a DQ, it is a defect..you cannot get DQed for having horns on the comb.

    The Standard says a "comb foreign to breed or variety" is a disqualification. I guess different judges might decide differently about the bird in question. It would probably depend on how pronounced the "V" was?
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Quote:Horns on a silkie comb is not a DQ, it is a defect..you cannot get DQed for having horns on the comb.

    The Standard says a "comb foreign to breed or variety" is a disqualification. I guess different judges might decide differently about the bird in question. It would probably depend on how pronounced the "V" was?

    The OP stated that at the BACK of the comb there are horns, not the entire comb. This is what is in the standard:

    Defects

    Poorly developed crest - Horns protruding from comb - Split crest - Oversized and/or lopped comb - Greenish colored beak - Eyes other then black - Mulberry ear lobes - Neck unduly long and/or narrow - Stiffness in tail feathers - Wings carried too low - High carriage of tail - Breast so low that feathers touch the ground - Bare middle toes - Too heavy foot feathering which usually brings out stiff feathering - Green soles on feet - Overall apperance of being a Creeper.​
     
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  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I wouldn't say they ripped you off either. The hatcheries sell purebred chicks, just not show quality. Says so right on their website.
    My alpha roo is a LF brahma in every way, except his comb is not right and is too large for the breed. I paid $2.35 for him. I wasn't expecting perfection.
    If you want SQ, you're gonna have to cough up more money and get them from a breeder.
     

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