ingrown comb??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DutchChicky, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. DutchChicky

    DutchChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anybody ever seen anything like this?
    Looked like a pullet to me first, one of the reason I kept her instead off selling her, when 2days old. Wanted some more color in my flock and thought for sure she was a girl. Now 3 weeks old I think it might be a rooster with an ingrown comb. It is totally smooth on top except all the way in the back wher there are 2 little ribbbles standing up.
    Any suggestions? Genetic, to hor/cold in incubator, wrong Humidity?
    Hope the pic will be clear eneough
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  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, it's definitely a roo. I've never seen such a thing. Maybe some kind of a pea comb or strawberry comb? I could just be deformed I guess.
     
  3. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks fine to me, probably a rose comb or pea comb breed
     
  4. DutchChicky

    DutchChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wel the father is a Buff Orphington, mother could be light brahma, buff Cochin or RIR
     
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    My bet is that it's a pea comb, not ingrown.
     
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    I say roo, looks more rose combed but none of the breeds you list have them [​IMG] some sort of modified pea comb [​IMG]
     
  7. DutchChicky

    DutchChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess I'll see and wait. He is 3 weeks, will give him another few weeks. Just ashame if Roo, can't/ don't want to keep him if he has a problem geneticaly with his comb. wouldn't mind having antoher Rooster. Have only a Bantam with 11 hens. But have lots of babies that I can choose from to ad another rooster to the bunch.
    Thankfully I have the room and no neighbors that mind [​IMG]
     

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