are we close to laying pics

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sam208, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Sam208

    Sam208 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are 18-19 week old RIR s
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  2. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    I'd give 'em a few more weeks yet. Hopefully by Thanksgiving you'll have something to be thankful about. [​IMG]
     
  3. Sam208

    Sam208 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i forgot to say that i like that they are a little more redder in the face they have been shut up all day it raining hard.
     
  4. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    The redder their combs & wattles get means they're getting closer. [​IMG]
     
  5. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    They are close, but my RIR's comb had a growth spurt right before she laid any eggs. So much so, I was wondering if I had guessed wrong and she was a roo! LOL! It was sudden...one day she looked like yours, a little red, small comb, then the next, she had a big floppy comb and started laying!

    So, soon! Maybe a few weeks? [​IMG]

    Shelly
     
  6. Sam208

    Sam208 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IM sure hope i can get one by the middle of oct:fl

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  7. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Mine got a growth spurt too. All of a sudden one day she had a BIG comb and started sqawking the egg song. I'd guess a few more weeks too. Their combs probably will grow a little more before they lay.
     
  8. Sam208

    Sam208 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know that they like sqawking the egg song. those are not really the best pics
     
  9. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You keep them inside in the rain? Or do they just stay in there? That's funny. I agree with everyone, a week or 3 yet...I'd forgotten how lovely RIR are...Haven't had them in 10 years.
     
  10. Sam208

    Sam208 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most of them time there out in the rain but i didnt let them out the morning because it was pouring hard were you couldnt see ware the coop was


    sam
     

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