What combs are Gold and Silver Wyandotte FEMALES supposed to have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amartinlb, May 13, 2009.

  1. amartinlb

    amartinlb Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    Jersey Shore
    We have 3 Silver and 3 Gold Laced Wyandottes purchased from a feed store that got them from Mt Healthy Hatchery. They are all supposed to be sexed as females.

    Now they are 4 weeks old, and one of each variety is getting a hot pink pea or rose comb developing it looks like, while the rest are all getting pale colored single combs in.

    Are those two with the different combs cockerels, or are they just females with different combs?

    I can take a picture later if you all need to see what I am talking about.


  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Both males and females are supposed to have rose combs, however, it's very common to get some single combs in that breed on occasion. I had a single comb SLW hen.

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