Bright pink faces on EE's

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicksinthemachine, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are alsomt 13 weeks old and free-range from around 11 am to dusk in the morning they get cereal and layer crumbles and actually on cool days corn and sunflower and of course plenty of veggies and fruit. Do you think the bright faces is due to laying soon? EGGS PLEASE!
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Very well could be [​IMG] Maybe you will have eggs early like others here have been seeing. Good luck!
     
  3. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't hardly wait, it's killing me! LOL I feel like an expecting mother:) Probably cry when we decide to hatch some ourselves and let them do it themselves all natural. Plenty of pics to come soon hopefully!
     
  4. oldegger

    oldegger Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:From what I have read on this forum and elsewhere you should'nt be feeding laying feed untill they start laying. To much calsium to soon can cause problems.
    My two red sex link hen just layed there first eggs today. Both were strong shells a little on the small side. They have only been getting 15% grower/finisher. Time to switch to laying mash
     
  5. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It only has 16 percent same as the crumbles I just switched them from. I have a 2 year old that hasn't starting laying again(but soon now) so that is why I am feeding them layer crumbles soon to incoporate oyster shell and layer slowly. Pellets i mean.
     
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