Rosecomb leghorn??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shelleyd2008, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    They come in rose comb too [​IMG] just like RIR.
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Which is more desirable? It seems the rose-comb RIR are a hot item, is it the same with leghorns too?
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I'm not sure. You would think so since rose combs are less prone to frostbite than a single comb.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:True, but I didn't know either of these breeds came in rosecomb, until now (for the leghorns) and a few months ago (for the RIR). Now what to do!?!?! [​IMG]
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Get some of each? [​IMG] Nothing wrong with variety [​IMG] If you get tired of one, move to the other... [​IMG]
     
  6. chickerdoodle

    chickerdoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will see rose combs too!!! There's even a photo of one in one of my books.
     
  7. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    The rose-comb variety is more rare, but the single comb tends to have better fertility.

    I prefer the rose-comb because of the awful chance of frostbite but I'm sticking with calm breeds from now on!
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Yes, I've heard that leghorns are pretty whacky, but I've heard that about lakenvelders too. I have lakenvelders, and they aren't too crazy [​IMG]
     
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    Quote:Yes, I've heard that leghorns are pretty whacky, but I've heard that about lakenvelders too. I have lakenvelders, and they aren't too crazy [​IMG]

    Same thing with my Sebrights. They're a little flighty, but only when scared. And the rooster isn't cocky at all.
     

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