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What is Rosecomb chicken

What is Rosecomb chicken

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The Rosecomb is one of the oldest bantam breeds in the UK and was named for its distinctive rose crest. It is a true breed of bantam chickens and not a miniaturized version of large birds. At present, the breed is mainly bred as an ornamental breed. In more recent years, other breeds, including the Hamburg, have been known to be used in selective breeding programs to improve the breed. Rosecomb characteristics In addition to its large and distinctive rose crest, other traits of the breed include large white earlobes and a large tail with abundant plumage. These little birds always stand upright and proudly stand like little soldiers. Roosters generally weigh between 570 to 620g while hens reach the weight of 450 to 510g. Rosecomb breed varieties Rosecombs have been documented with at l...