Gold and Silver Sebright question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do the occasionally come straight combs?? Just bought a few and they have staight combs. I think I have been sold mutts. Can anyone confirm this?
     
  2. prairiehen74369

    prairiehen74369 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up the standard I'm pretty sure either one is exceptable.[​IMG]
     
  3. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I remember reading somewhere that having two copies of the rosecomb gene causes problems with hatch-ability and/or chick survival rate...I think some breeders use single combed stock to keep them heterozygous for the rosecomb, rather than homozygous... but don't quote me, I'm not 100% sure...
     
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2011
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 2010 Standard calls for a rose comb.
     

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