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Noises and Combs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BarredCometLaced, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my chicks roll around in dust baths they make a sound that sounds like a cheap that is rolled; why?

    Some of my pullets single combs are starting to flop to the side... they are only 3 weeks old and the combs are not that large. Is this normal?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    They enjoy dust bathing and make various odd sounds. The comb will fall over on certain breeds such as Leghorns.
     
  3. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, they are a barred plymouth rock and golden comet whos combs are drooping.
     
  4. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 17 week old New Hampshire red's comb started to flop over a couple weeks ago.. the Rhode Island red's are still standing straight and aren't as tall.
     

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