One of the most recognizable parts of a chicken is its comb. Most people know that the comb is the (usually) red fleshy part at the top of a chicken’s head. Not all combs are the same, though. The American Poultry Association lists 9 different types of combs in their American Standard of Perfection.
In our Poultry Park we have 3 comb types: the single comb, rose comb & pea comb. Most of the examples are from our birds. Not all the combs are show quality. That’s ok, though, most of our birds are not for showing.
Our Ameraucanas/Easter Eggers have pea combs. The pea comb is a low comb with 3 ridges. It is often associated with the blue egg gene.
Many breeds have a pea comb including: