Show quality comb Barred Rocks

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by MontanaBR, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. MontanaBR

    MontanaBR New Egg

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    Just wanted some clarification on combs. Barred Rocks are supposed to have five points. Do the little points count? Or should they only have five points period?
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    A photo would be good. The Standard describes combs in thousands of words of explanations and drawings. Just another reason to own the Standard of Perfection.

    Just remember, that a comb is a small cut meaning a small deduction. I do find that an ugly comb or severely faulty comb often drags down a bird in the judge's eye that to me, a great comb remains much more important than the mere 5 point cut implies.

    Yes, the standard for the single combed Plymouth Rock is 5 points.
     
  3. MontanaBR

    MontanaBR New Egg

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    Thanks. Your information was very helpful. I've got the Standard on hold from the library now.
     

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