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The battle of the combs!!!

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Thomas Lamprogiorgos, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Thomas Lamprogiorgos

    Thomas Lamprogiorgos Songster

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    Hello everyone.
    Do you happen to have some good information about which comb types are dominant to the others in a cross between different breeds?
     
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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing 7 Years

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    Rose and pea comb are dominant, single comb recessive and that's all I know on comb types.
     
  3. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Have you googled it? I'm sure there are some good articles out there....
     
  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Normally Pea Combs and Rose Combs are dominant. I got a rooster for free that is a Delaware crossed to a Dorking. The Dorking comes in both rose and single combed. My rooster must have been crossed to a single combed Dorking because he has a single comb. When I bred him to a Buff Brahma hen, the pea comb took dominant. So in other words, when cross breeding, the pea comb normally takes dominant like the rose comb too. (Hope this helps and that it is clearly put!) And when breeding... Pea combs are my favorite o work with. :)
     
  5. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    In my experience the pea comb is recessive? I have two brahma/Cream Legbar mixes and both have single combs.
     
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  6. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    rrPp x rrpp would result in a 50% possibility of single combed offspring, yes?
     
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  7. Thomas Lamprogiorgos

    Thomas Lamprogiorgos Songster

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    If I cross a polish with a leghorn single combed?
     
  8. The Kooky Kiwi

    The Kooky Kiwi Chirping

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    Hi Everyone - for the comb discussion. I bred a Pekin rooster (single comb) over a Sebright hen (Rose comb) - and this little rooster baby is the result. He will have receive one gene from each parent for Single Comb and Rose Comb and as you can see.. the Rose is dominant over the single! His sister from the same clutch has what looks like a single comb with a bit of the mulberry colouring of the sebright rose comb colouring. They're only 7 weeks old now so their combs will develop. Sekin Baby Roo000003.JPG
     

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