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Do any of your Chickens have no comb or a flat comb?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenguysmom, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. chickenguysmom

    chickenguysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is precious - we think he is an EE but he does not have a comb... just a red area. It is completely flat. He is 6 weeks old and his comb has been red since he was 2 weeks old. What is this comb called?

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  2. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    It does look like you have an EE cockerel. His comb is called a pea comb. It will get bigger as he grows.
     
  3. chickenguysmom

    chickenguysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 2 others with the pea comb they have combs already. This one has no sign of any bumps or bulges or anything. Do you think it will come later? I guess it sounds so stupid for me to ask that but his comb was the first one to turn red. The others got bumpy then turned red. His just turned red. I have what I believe is a female EE also that has the same thing.

    ETA: Pictures of another roo and the hopeful pullet

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    Last edited: Jun 10, 2009
  4. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like the comb on my bantam Wyandotte which is a rose comb, seems to be flatter than the pea combs on my Ameraucanas. Can EE's have a rose comb?
     
  5. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree! It looks like a rose comb.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    He is going to be a gorgeous EE ROO!
     
  7. logansmommy7

    logansmommy7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a GLW that has very little comb-she looks like this. Which type of comb is this??

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  8. lux_interior

    lux_interior Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wyandotte has a pea comb too [​IMG]
     
  9. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, EEs can have rose combs. Good looking babies!
     
  10. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Quote:I think your GLW is a dark cornish - dark cornish chickens have pea combs.
     

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