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Silver lace comb?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Fussy8, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silver lace comb is a big bubble! it has NO fingery things on it. It was not there yesterday and now i am wondering what in the heck it is!!! It is a hen and she is 7 months old! Can anyone tell me what it is?
     
  2. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silver Laced Wyandotte? Is that the breed you're referring to? Can you post a pic?
     
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  3. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesv and here you go!
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  4. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Its called a rosecomb which is what a wyandotte is suposed to have.
     
  5. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK!!!!!!!!!! thank you soooo much!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]:weee
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If you have any Wyandottes with a comb that looks different (for example, a sawtooth appearance) then THOSE are the ones to worry about, as they're not true to type and possibly not purebred. [​IMG]
     
  7. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Wyandottes has the correct rose comb, the other has what I call a bubble gum comb. It looks like somebody stuck gum on her head. Its a blob with rounded smooth edges, and no little points at all. I'll have to look for a Pic.

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  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If you're worried about aesthetic details like how smooth or bumpy the comb is, that's the last thing you should worry about with your Wyandottes. [​IMG] Weight, body shape, and lacing quality are the first, as they're the farthest from the standard.


    But beyond that, really, they're fine. As long as you love them as a good laying pet, that's what counts. [​IMG]
     
  9. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, my layers are my pets. All feed store chicks. They're definitely not show birds. I just thought the comb was so odd, once I learned what it was supposed to look like..... thanks to BYC!!! [​IMG]
     

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