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Chicken combs come in many different shapes and sizes from rose combs to buttercup combs. Kaylee Vaughn writes here about eight distinctive comb types. A chicken’s comb is the fleshy red appendage on the top of its head. Combs come in all shapes and sizes and vary greatly depending upon the breed. While combs certainly […]Read more »
You can’t help but notice the variance in size, shape and color of combs between different breeds. What’s purpose or benefit of a chicken’s comb – or is it just for show? According to eXtension: A comb is the fleshy, red outgrowth on top of a chicken’s head. Types of combs, include single, rose, pea, cushion, strawberry, buttercup, […]Read more »
Mid January, it is that time of year that I am really looking forward to Spring. Our ground is still frozen and snow covered. The days are short, but growing longer and all I need to get excited are seed and hatchery catalogs. When I first got chickens I was on a free for […]Read more »