Do pea combs grow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the lemon tree, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying to establish how close my EEs are to laying and it doesn't seem like their pea combs are growing in size or getting very red. Will this even happen? They're around 20 weeks old.
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Keep waiting. The combs grow a bit.
     
  3. Uppity Peon

    Uppity Peon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are a couple pics of MY EE chickens at 22 weeks. The first one shows Rusty the rooster dustbathing with a couple of pullets. The buff colored one laid her first egg today. The white one has not laid an egg yet and you can see her comb better in the second picture.

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  4. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! I think those are rose combs...? Congrats on the first egg!
     
  5. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Quote:They look like Pea Combs to me...
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Thanks! I think those are rose combs...? Congrats on the first egg!

    Those are pea combs. This is a rose comb.
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  7. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, then I guess they do get bigger!
     
  8. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow, I never saw a rosecomb before, that rooster is beautiful, has he been shown.

    Is he a serama?
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

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    Quote:He is a Golden Sebright.

    I've only shown him once which was at my county fair this year. He did not place. He isn't Exhibition Quality though. I got him from Ideal.
     

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