Do all pullets faces turn red?

Honeybear77

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I have a bunch of barnyard mixes, all bantams but three are bigger and have beards and muffs. It’s possible they are half ameraucana. The farmer I got them from has one standard size ameraucana roo. Anyway 4 out of 5 of my littler pullets have started laying and have really bright red faces. But the other three have more greyish faces and so many feathers it’s hard to see their skin! Will they get as red when they’re ready to lay? I’m unsure of their exact age but all are approx 24 weeks!
 

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Fallenone05

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Usually yes! A lot of my girls are finally starting to get really red in the face and I'm excited because it means eggs soon, I hope!

I have a hen that was born with black legs and black skin on her face. There's some SLIGHT red on her cheeks but her comb stays black, though. Sometimes chickens are weird and vary from the norm!
 

Honeybear77

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Sep 10, 2020
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Thank you. I did read that article recently and it was very helpful. I can’t actually get my hands on these guys unless they’re sleeping, but I may try and check them out.
Usually yes! A lot of my girls are finally starting to get really red in the face and I'm excited because it means eggs soon, I hope!

I have a hen that was born with black legs and black skin on her face. There's some SLIGHT red on her cheeks but her comb stays black, though. Sometimes chickens are weird and vary from the norm!
Yes. This is what I was wondering I guess. Do all breeds go red in the face?!

And as part two of this thread, will a half bantam half large fowl lay bigger eggs? Or could that go either way?
 

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