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What are Ameracauna rooster combs supposed to look like?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by dhining, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. dhining

    dhining In the Brooder

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    I have a beautiful 4 month old Ameracauna roo who has the tiniest comb! It's only slightly bigger than the hens'. Are they supposed to grow as they get older? He already is getting a beautiful tail, but he hasn't started crowing yet.
     

  2. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chirping

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    Hi,

    Ameracauna cocks have bigger combs than the ameracauna hens, however they definitively don't compare with the leghorn cock. We had an ameracauna cock, he never got a big comb. Here is a photo of a full-grown ameracauna cock:

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    HS Pye
     
  3. dhining

    dhining In the Brooder

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    Thanks. At what age do their combs fully develop?
     
  4. dhining

    dhining In the Brooder

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    My roo is 4 months old and has almost nothing so far
     
  5. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chirping

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    Hi,

    They will typically stop comb growth at age 10-12 months.

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  6. dhining

    dhining In the Brooder

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    Thanks. Your rooster is beautiful, by the way! Mine is going to be a real dude, too, I can tell!
     

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