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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kamrynwade, May 20, 2016.

  1. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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    I just bought gold laced Wyandotte chicks. They are all supposed to be pullets they all have flat parts where there combs would be except for one. It has an apperant tiny comb. They are a couple days old. Could this be a sign of a rooster or a faster maturing hen?
     

  2. LRH97

    LRH97 Songster

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    Not necessarily. Wyandottes should have rose combs, hence the flat appearance. If you see the serrated look, that would be a single comb, meaning probably another breed. Although, I have heard of few instances of Wyandottes having single combs, depending on where the stock is from. Pictures would help to make a more accurate assumption! [​IMG]
     
  3. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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  4. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging 8 Years

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    Does the rest of that chick look exactly like the others? Does it have the same chipmunk stripe? They may have given you a different breed. That looks like the nub of a straight comb.
     

  5. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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    It is a straight comb :( but yes it has the same chipmunk stripe. They look very similar. But they all looked different in their faces when I was picking them out so I'm not sure.
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 9 Years

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    Straight comb Wyandottes do pop up. You will know when the chick feathers out.
     

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