What type of comb is this?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Trish1974, May 25, 2017.

  1. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering how you would define this hen's comb? She's the product of an Americauna rooster over a brown leghorn hen. She lays a blue egg.
     
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    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. big medicine

    big medicine custom Brahmas

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    When crossing a pea combed bird with a single combed bird you get some form of pea comb, as pea comb is dominant. Now when you cross a bird with one of these semi pea combs, as many easter eggers have, back to a single combed bird you can get some rather wonky looking results. Don't believe there is a proper name for your birds comb, nor would it be likely to be able to get a line of birds to reproduce that comb with regularity.

    I believe maybe a polite term for such a comb would be a comb in transition, sounds better than a clobbered up mess.
     

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