rooster combs with color variation

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by backboneacres, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. backboneacres

    backboneacres New Egg

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    I have 6 barred rock roosters that are 12 weeks old... One has a big bright red comb and waddle and the others have varying degrees of smaller combs that are more pale, almost orange-ish. I'm wondering if this is normal based off the pecking order, or do I need to be more concerned? They are all acting/eating/drinking normal, gaining weight well, etc.i have never raised roosters before so just uncertain if this is the norm. None of my hens have combs yet.
    Thanks for the help!!
     
  2. chooks4life

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  3. backboneacres

    backboneacres New Egg

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    Okay, thanks for the information. That makes me feel a bit better! I will see if I can get a good pic of them today... they haven't been wanting to come out of the roost because there's 2 feet of snow on the ground =)
     
  4. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    You're welcome. Definitely nothing out of the ordinary by the sounds of it. :)

    Best wishes.
     

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