Black autrolorps hen age or due date?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by btruegs, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Guys,

    i've posted before about this particular lady, but this time i was wondering if you guys knew about how old she is, and when i should be expecting eggs? i go out every morning excited, and......... nothing. They have they're own nest boxes in the coop, and i know they each go in them because every morning i see feathers in each box. Any way, Here is a picture of the hen i am wondering about, i got them all at the same time at big R. her comb and wattle is far bigger than the others. her comb is now starting to fold over it's so big. her name is rockie.

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    Here is runt, another black austrolorps

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    Here is nikki, the last black austrolorps
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    And here is lenny, my new hampshire red hen.

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    (don't know how i came up with the names)
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Your birds look to be about 15-20 weeks old. Expect eggs within the next 1-3 weeks.
     
  3. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You!
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they doing the "submissive squat" for you yet?
     
  5. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't really tried to get them to do it. the one with the big comb "practices " laying, maybe she is squatting.
     

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