dominiques comb question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sheeshshe, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 dominiques and they have the rose comb. One of them is getting more points on his comb than the other. Does that mean rooster? I thought I read somewhere on here that more rows of points is rooster and one row is hen. is that correct?

    Pictures added: See how it has lots of bumps all over it?
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    Here is the other one, notice how it has just one bump at the top and the rest is flat?
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    Last edited: Apr 14, 2012
  2. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have pictures of the two? Usually you can tell by how big and red the comb is...
     
  3. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rose combs are flat. Do you mean pea combs? I don't think doms should have pea combs... the standard says they should have rose combs. Which as I understand don't have points.

    Pictures would help a lot.
     
  4. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    points, meaning the bumps on the comb. that is what I mean. I'll have to get some in the morning.
     
  5. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok posted pictures. They're 4 1/2 weeks old.
     
  6. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just bringing it to the top since I added pictures :)
     
  7. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 1st one looks like a cockerel and the 2nd one looks like a pullet.
     
  8. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is what I thought. 100% you think?
     
  9. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would keep them a few more weeks, just to be sure [​IMG]
     
  10. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by 8 weeks you think I should know pretty good?
     

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