When do wattles and comb start growing?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sassafras, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Sassafras

    Sassafras Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pullets are 12 weeks now and their combs and wattles are still pretty tiny. About when will they start to grow? Their bodies are a good size.
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Oh dang, I failed to read your sig first, sorry. [​IMG] They should be starting to redden and get a little larger in a few weeks, as they begin to lay. I've has a few start at 16 weeks, some as late as 26 weeks!
     
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  3. Sassafras

    Sassafras Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The breeds are in my signature. I know the EE's and Wyandottes have the small pea combs but the Golden Comets, Black sex links and Golden comets should have single combs, right?
     
  4. Rachy

    Rachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering the same thing, I have Pekins.
     
  5. ducks_rcool329

    ducks_rcool329 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ducks don't have waddles or comes.
     
  6. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Pekin chickens? I have bantam Cochins and my roosters were very obvious early on. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Wildflower_VA

    Wildflower_VA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:ducks don't have waddles or comes.

    Pekin chickens are a true bantam.

    Pekin bantams are a True bantam, a breed of miniature chicken which has no large fowl counterpart​
     

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