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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by racuda, Oct 28, 2010.
Does he have a good example of a walnut comb? Is it furrowed enough? Too red?
It is redder than I prefer, and you would need to pull the crest back with your finger to show the very top of the comb for a better critique (to look for evidence of horns and if the top of the comb follows the definition of walnut). From what I can see it looks ok, some judges might remark it could/should be smaller but I think some of the really small combed cocks don't have as much breeding drive. Could use a crease across the middle.
I hope other people step in. This is my personal opinion, and again, another picture or two would be helpful.
Okay, I'll do as suggested and take more pics and post later.
Here is a pic with the crest pulled back:
Also, if his comb is a little too big, rooster #2 has a smaller one:
I think it's a nice looking comb. We all like them as dark as possible, but the standard states "mulberry" and that is what your boys is. I think the size is perfect for an adult. I've seen some God awful looking combs that look like huge wads of bubble gum on their beaks.
Thanks Judy! I appreciate your opinion.
Very interesting comb. Looks like a delicious ripe raspberry, I want to eat it! Lol!!