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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rudays chickens, May 18, 2009.

  1. rudays chickens

    rudays chickens In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2009
    Okay I have a small question I got some silver laced wyandottes and some golden laced to and well one out my silver laced has a rose comb i belive is what it is called and the other two have a spikey comb could they be mixed or does it have to do with gender or somethin but I also have one of my goldens is starting to have a spikey comb to and the others do not..
    I am stumped do you have any ideas???

  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    A picture might help, but if they are all the same age, I would SUSPECT that the bigger combs would be roos.
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Single combs do occasionally happen in wyandottes. They say that single-combed birds are slightly better for fertility, so some people keep one or two in their wyandotte flocks for that purpose. They are not showable, but will be good for your flock.

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