Does the color of comb change if they stop laying?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by duckie97, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. duckie97

    duckie97 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 1, 2014
    My birds have stopped laying I'm guessing it's the decreased light. But before they did I noticed their combs were so bright when they were laying almost purplish on one, and now that they stopped it has changed to a more pale red. All of then have. Is that normal? Four are only about 6 or 7 months.
    And the other two are 1 yr old.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    The year olds are probably starting to molt.
    Yes, pale shriveled comb coincides with non-laying.

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