Floppy Comb?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FinallyChickens2011, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. FinallyChickens2011

    FinallyChickens2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    My black star pullet's comb is growing nice and big, but now it's starting to flop over and not stand straight up. [​IMG] Should I be concerned about this?
    Thank you!
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I dont think you should be concerned. My roo's comb is all crooked and floppy, is makes him look so cute!! Fits his personality perfectly!!
     
  3. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Nope! Sometimes they just flop over. I think it's cute. Looks like a little beret!
     
  4. Erin~TheChickenLover

    Erin~TheChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is probably not a health problem, so don't worry too much. Black stars can be a mix of different breeds, so it might be normal. Floppy combs are usually not desirable and make it unable for a bird to be shown, however, there are exceptions. Like others have said, it is pretty cute, though!
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2011
  5. Buff-Island-Australorp

    Buff-Island-Australorp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My most mature 19 week old RIR has a "comb-over". I think it's kinda cool!!
     

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