Chicken Combs

Why do chickens have combs?

Despite being iconic to the look of a chicken, combs actually serve a very important purpose Besides being attractive to the opposite sex, combs are important heat regulators Chickens are unable to sweat Heat radiates out of their combs and wattles, thus keeping them cool

As we know, roosters are the showmen of the poultry world Long shiny feathers, huge combs, a sharp spurs, they are certainly lookers!

A rooster will have a larger, redder comb due his influx of hormones This helps him look impressive to his ladies In addition, studies has shown that wild game