The red fleshy growth on a rooster's head is called a comb, or a cockscomb. There are many spelling variations such as coxcomb. A rooster's comb varies in color, depending on breed and health. A healthy comb is used to attract mates. Large bright red combs are attractive to females.
Small or dull combs are less attractive to hens. The comb helps the rooster stay cool in warm weather with increased blood flow. There are nine possible comb shapes for a rooster, such as the carnation comb, or the walnut comb. Hens also have combs, but they are much smaller.Learn More
To cut layers in long hair, wash and towel dry the hair, comb out the tangles and section out a guideline on top of the head. Cut the guideline straight across, and match successive sections to this stationary guide as you work around the head.Full Answer >
The red, fleshy part of a turkey's head is the snood, while the part that dangles under his neck is the wattle. Only male turkeys have snoods or wattles.Full Answer >
The red flap of skin on turkey's neck is called the wattle. The wattle is typically light red, but it changes color as the turkey's mood alters.Full Answer >
The red flap under a turkey's chin is called a wattle. A turkey's wattle is simply bare skin, and it can change from red to gray and even to white or blue depending on the turkey's distress or excitement levels.Full Answer >