She is speckled sussex but small comb

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Toi-toi, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. Toi-toi

    Toi-toi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 6 speckled sussex last May.
    One of them has very small comb. Others have normal size.
    The chicken on the pic, Kyururu, her comb is that size since she was 18weeks or so.
    Some of them had small comb but when they are laying eggs, their comb got bigger and bright red.
    Kyururu is laying eggs but her comb stay small.

    Is she mix with other breed???
     
  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt she's a mix. She just has a small comb. Just like any other animal, you'll have variations within a breed. Those variations could be differences in size, color, hair/feather growth, etc. She looks like a normal, healthy Speckled Sussex to me.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She's just not as well endowed as the other girls.[​IMG]
     
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  4. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's okay - I'm sure just like men, some roosters prefer big combed girls, and some prefer small combed girls. She's quite pretty, no matter what her comb size.
     
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  5. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, Shes an SS and its kinda typical for hatchery SS to have small combes.
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's so pretty! [​IMG] Which hatchery is she from?
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Is she from McMurray? She is pretty!
     

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