I have search the web and other forums and have not found anything on this. Anyone else seen this? Will the other waddle eventually catch up?
Edited by Securitygirl64 - 11/15/15 at 9:43am
It is probably just a birth defect with her wattle. Her comb is looking red, so she might be laying soon. When they come into lay this late in the year, the daylight hours aren't enough, so she may not lay until late winter. You can turn on a light in the coop for several hours in the morning to extend the light hours to help in laying. Some people do this, some just let them take a break in winter. There only needs to be 12 hours of daylight for egg laying. My light come on at 6 AM for a couple of hours, and back on from 4-6 PM. They are outside the rest of the time.