rose comb buff orpington rooster/UPDATE PICTURES!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by josh_bigler, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    alright, well i was in need of a rooster for my buff orps so i picked one up, well.. it has a rose comb and i was wondering if that means its mixed or something?? i searched but couldnt find anything about buff orps having a rose comb! and also when i hatch out buffs will they more than likely have rose combs??? stupid question im sure but i love stupid questions! lol
     
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGK/Orps/BRKOrps.html

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    not a stupid question at all... Buff Orpintons do not have rose combs tho...they have single combs like these on the feathersite....Yours is a mix or maybe he had severe frostbite?...your chicks will not have the correct combs if its a rose or anything else but single...
     
  3. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:dang the luck, he's a beautiful roo, i will go out and take a pictures, he looks so pure though lol!
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It could be a buff wyandotte.

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  5. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Either a buff wyandotte or a buff wyandotte x buff orp cross. If a breeder had buff wyandottes but wanted to improve the color they could have used buff orps and gotten rose combed buff birds with white legs.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:That's what I was thinking.
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Good postings because I never thought of that Jody or Katy...or flying...lol
     
  8. josh_bigler

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    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Except..we're not in the UK. The standard here is straight comb and I'd guess that is a cross because I'm pretty sure wyandottes have yellow skin.

    Jody
     
  10. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yup, no rose combs in the USA...and he does have a rose comb...wyandottes have yellow legs too..so I agree a cross...
     

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