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What kind of comb is this comb?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by quailbabies, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. quailbabies

    quailbabies Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to narrow down what cross made her. Shes about 26 weeks old (squatting but no eggs yet). I thought it was a single but it looks a bit different.

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    That is a "funky" comb; probably a cross between a pea comb and a single comb.
     
  3. quailbabies

    quailbabies Out Of The Brooder

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    well shes a funky chicken :) cool and thank you!
     
  4. silver1polish

    silver1polish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the same thing
     
  5. silver1polish

    silver1polish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm in 4h so i try to learn anything that i can about chickens :D
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. :eek:)
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    It is probably not a "crossed comb" but merely a single comb with many side sprigs to give a different look. It is considered a single comb, but it came from poor genetics and/or possibly crossing in the past. It is a disqualification when showing.
     
  8. jranee

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    its probably a mix with a single comb
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree it likely came from crossing in the past. I didn't intend to imply that it was an immediate crossing in the parents, just that it has some pea comb ancestry at some point in its past.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Bantam fan for life
     

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