2 out of 3 laying-what's the hold-up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hatrick, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Hatrick

    Hatrick Songster

    Apr 4, 2009
    Two out of my three Barred Rocks have been laying for about 2 weeks now, but my one still has a very small comb. At least in comparison to the other two who have large red ones. They're 22 weeks today, is it really possible to have a dud? Is it too soon to make any assumptions?
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    More likely, you just have a late bloomer. They all mature at different rates.
  3. wombat

    wombat Songster

    Jun 23, 2009
    One's been smokin' Marlboros and its stunted her growth. There's one in every crowd.
  4. garp94

    garp94 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Wrong Island, New York
    I have 2 of my 3 Australorps have been laying for 2 and 3 weeks each and the third hasn't started yet either. [​IMG]

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