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Barred Rock STILL not laying :(

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dsteber, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. dsteber

    dsteber Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks are all the same age (or so I was told). The Barred Rock, RIR, and NHR are Heritage Bloodline. The Blue Lace is not. All 3 are laying well, except for #4--Grace, the BR. She has very little comb and wattles. The blue lace even pecks at her every now and then. Do you think she will ever lay? Take a look at the pics. THANKS!!!

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  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her comb isn't very large and is not red yet, I'd say she has a little development to do yet. Heritage breeds can take longer to develop, and she is taking her time.
     
  3. dsteber

    dsteber Out Of The Brooder

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    Boy, is she!!!! I figured since the other Heritage's were laying, she would be right there with them!!!
     
  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and that seems to actually be a Domonique (spelled wrong), because she has a rose comb.
     
  5. dsteber

    dsteber Out Of The Brooder

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    I assume you are talking about the one I thought was a blue lace? I just thought something was wrong with her comb!!!! Never heard of a domonique. Hmm. Thanks!!
     
  6. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, not the blue laced (although she has a rose comb too), but the barred rock. It may just be the light, but it looks like she has a more flat comb- or rose comb. Like this: (not my pic)

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    There's really not much of a difference, but they might mature differently.
     
  7. dsteber

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    Ohhhh!!! I see now. Thanks!!! Maybe so. I just wish she would start laying!!! They are about 9 months old!!!
     

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