What in the world???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Teresaann24, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Kind of comb does my silkie roo have? This guy has a beautiful crow I love listening to him! His comb is huge I know its not a walnut comb so what is it?

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  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Anyone? Would this be considered a rose comb?
     
  3. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    Gee, I don't know, but it's a whopper of a comb.
     
  4. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Looks like a walnut comb

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  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Yeah tell me about it his comb has grew this size in over a month I was like WOW its most of his face.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Looks like a walnut comb to me. Here's a pic of my roo, his is about the same.

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    That's what I don't like about the silkies. Their combs look like a tumor!
     
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  7. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Those things should to be called brain tumor combs instead of walnut combs. [​IMG]
     
  8. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    LOL, I know I have a roo whos comb is not this big and when i saw how big his is growing I was like OMG What In The World. So it is a walnut comb?
     
  9. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes walnut. Standards in some countries apparently call for very large combs on roosters.. saw a picture of an Australian(?) silkie rooster with comb much bigger than that. It was practically a shield right in front of his face...
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Yes, that IS a walnut comb. A rosecomb would have a "leader" or "point" towards the back and would be more bumpier.
     

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