Will my chick grow up with a black comb?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    hello everyone,
    I have this little chick that I hatched from my chickens the parents are Andalusian and Barred Rock all their chicks have regular chick combs except for this one solid black one it has a black comb! Is that ok when it grows up will it turn red or stay black? Here's a pic of her image.jpg
     
  2. ChickenGirl555

    ChickenGirl555 Songster

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  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    My BSL pullet chicks (EE x Dom or PBR) often have black combs, while the males have red combs. By the time they have reached POL, the black is much reduced: the extra comb growth comes in red, so the comb has diffuse black mottling. By the time the following spring rolls around, the entire comb is red.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    It'll turn red.
     
  5. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    It will be red, with some black in it.
     
  6. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    thanks so much!!!
     
  7. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Andalusians always have red combs. I seen ones with the color of yours at that age.
     

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