Dominique has no wattles yet?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HorseFreak777, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. HorseFreak777

    HorseFreak777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this normal? She is 18 weeks old today, and out of my four hens, she is the only one without wattles. Her face is nice and red though. I know she doesn't really get picked on, well no more than the other hens anyways.....I will post pictures of her later.......don't tell anyone....I'm at work! [​IMG]



    edited because I'm a dork and decided that chickens have waddles, not wattles!!
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2011
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Ducks waddle, chickens have wattles.
     
  3. HorseFreak777

    HorseFreak777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oops! Wattles......
     
  4. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    According to the 2010 American SOP, Dominique hens have wattles that are "rather small, well-rounded, smooth, fine in texture, free from folds and wrinkles". On the drawings, the wattles are similar to those on Rocks, smaller than Rhode Island Reds, similar to Wyandottes.
     
  5. HorseFreak777

    HorseFreak777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, I've got pics!




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  6. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's normal. Within the next few weeks she'll probably get them. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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