Buff Orpington's face & comb just turned red

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheSpiceGirls, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls are 19 weeks old today. And yesterday I noticed that just over night, the Buff Orpington's face and comb have turned bright red. It was pale, pale pink up till now. She's definitely a hen and not a roo. I'm guessing that this is part of her growing up into a full grown pullet and getting ready to lay eggs.

    Anyone else experience this? Is this normal?

    She's acting totally normal and eating and drinking.
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Sounds like you will be having omelets soon! [​IMG]
     
  3. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh, THANK YOU!!! I'm so excited, I can hardly stand it. Tomorrow's my Bday and an egg would be the best gift ever. I know that's pushing it, but one can wish.
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, that's perfectly normal [​IMG]
     

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