Re:what type of comb is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by h2oratt, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. h2oratt

    h2oratt Overrun With Chickens

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    Can anyone tell me what type of comb this?
    Is this just a bad single comb?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a single comb.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    single comb. I spy your avatar - do you have Portuguese Water Dogs?
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  5. h2oratt

    h2oratt Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes I breed PWDs. Chickens are new for me.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Single comb
     
  7. h2oratt

    h2oratt Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it a bad single comb? Why does it only have a couple points?
     
  8. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe it'll get more points when older...I think I heard the ideal single comb is 5 points but could depend on breed
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  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Not all single combs have the same number of points. Ideally, you do want (for most breeds, with just a few exceptions) five points on the single comb. But, no bird is perfect and many have just a couple points or seven or more.
     

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