Questions from the new kid

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Blacksheep115, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. Blacksheep115

    Blacksheep115 Hatching

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    i was wondering if a chicks comb is supposed to be dark or if its ok if its pale/light
     
  2. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

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    It depends on the breed. Normally they are kind of yellow and turn pink but if the chick is dark to begin with and that is what the breed looks like then it may be normal for that chick.

    Caroline
     
  3. Blacksheep115

    Blacksheep115 Hatching

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    thanks! I have no idea what kind of chicken I have at his point, But its comb is light yellow and it seems pretty healthy.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    [​IMG] generally a chick that develops a red comb early is likely to be a rooster. The pullets tend to have smaller, pale combs up until the time they are about to lay eggs. Then their face and comb will redden.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
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    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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  9. Blacksheep115

    Blacksheep115 Hatching

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    Thanks for all the warm welcomes!
     
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