Question about my cockerel GREY & RED combs???

tysonandperdue

In the Brooder
12 Years
Mar 25, 2007
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I have a healthy 14 week old lavender orpington cockerel....his combs are a mixture of GREY and RED. Will his combs turn ALL RED when he matures or will they always be a mixture of grey and red? See photos below. Rooster is on the right in the 1st photo. I have had different breeds of chickens for over a dozen years and my cockerels always had red coombs (never a mixture of two colors). Is this a flaw?
Any answers would be very much appreciated.



 
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Chicken Frenzie

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From my expirience, my Black Japaneese hen has a grey and red comb. It is still that way and she's old
 

suzeqf

Songster
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Mar 17, 2011
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I have two lav orp boys and both of them have pinkish red combs but I have a blue andy with a grayish pink comb kinda like your boy
 

tysonandperdue

In the Brooder
12 Years
Mar 25, 2007
85
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New Jersey
Thank you so much for your replies. I was hoping the combs would change to bright red.

I'd be curious to know if anyone owned a young cockerel whose comb was red/grey in the beginning and when he matured to a rooster his comb changed to bright red.
 
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