Why no comb?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sinfonian, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Sinfonian

    Sinfonian Songster

    Jan 24, 2011
    Seattle area
    Odd that only one of my for month olds has no start of a comb growing. She's a Golden Laced Wyndotte and beautiful in every way. I just find it odd she's got no comb... see...

    All the other breeds I got (BO, Barred Rock, and Welsummer) have the start of combs. Is it a breed thing or what? Any ideas? Thanks! Oh, and I'm stroking her neck to keep her calm for the picture, not stangling my little girl! hehe

  2. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    It will grow in time.
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    It isn't that she has no comb, it is that she has a rose comb. They're supposed to be flat and smooth like that. If you've got Wyandottes with bigger or more normal "sawtooth" looking combs, THOSE are the ones to worry about [​IMG]

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