Wyandotte Combs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cerny02, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. cerny02

    cerny02 New Egg

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    Hello all, We just picked up 6 new chicks from the local feed store. We got 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Partridge Rocks, and 2 Gold-Laced Wyandottes. Very excited! I did have a question about the Wyandotte combs...one looks totally traditional like a single comb with points, but the other one has a very flat comb, no points, and sort of rough looking. Is that normal? Does it have anything to do with the sex?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2, the Wyandottes should have rose combs, which is probably what the chick that has the flat rough comb has, the other may have a single comb, or may just be a different breed (especially if from a feed store).
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    X2 on the above posters. Wyandottes are supposed to have the flat comb, but occasionally pop up with single combs.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. The other members have given you good counsel. Hatchery grade Wyandottes do sometimes pop up with single combs and it has absolutely nothing to do with the sex of the bird. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Pure bred wyandottes have rose combs.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the flock.
     
  10. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad you joined the flock!! If you have any further questions, feel free to PM me!! [​IMG]

    Best of Luck,

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