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Strange, very interesting comb. What do you think?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wbruder17, May 27, 2011.

  1. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    I have a 3 week old Polish crested/ Brown Leghorn cross chick. I'm pretty sure its a cockerel, but interest is in is comb. It starts off as a single and then transitions into a very pink, DOUBLE comb. One right next to the other. I have not seen or heard of a comb like this. The other chick I hatched has a black comb that looks like it might be starting to double, bit not nearly as pronounced.

    Any comments?
  2. cubakid

    cubakid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2010
    ld have produced a Buttercup comb look-alike
  3. newgoosegirl

    newgoosegirl Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 20, 2009
    I guess that's a mix of the duplex(polish) and single comb(leghorn)?

    That sounds really cool!
  4. Chicken Boy-17

    Chicken Boy-17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Woodstock, GA
    any pics?
  5. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    Quote:That is typical when crossing a single comb breed with a duplex comb breed. You can get all kinds of combs from the cross. The duplex comb is incompletely dominant over the single comb so you get a wierd looking comb. I have produced numerous heterozygotes and none of the combs look alike. They have different shapes.


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