floppy red combs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by prov31gal, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. prov31gal

    prov31gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone know why some of my bo hens have big red floppy combs and some have almost no comb at all and they are a lighter shade, more pinky. and the pinky no combs are also a lighter color golden than my big shimmery ones. just thinking about it tody. there is a real difference between the older ones. and the ones i ordered from the same hatchery this year. they all ley eggs though.
     
  2. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maturity, age, hormone level, breed all play into the comb size. And when I say Hormone level, don't freak out, every female's hormone levels fluctuate your entire life.
     

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