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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

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    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 Chicken Obsessed

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    The year olds are probably starting to molt.
    Yes, pale shriveled comb coincides with non-laying.
     

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