Does this mean she is mature?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brusternme, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. brusternme

    brusternme In the Brooder

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    I am very new at raising chickens....I love it! I have just recently received 3 eggs in the last week from my 6 Isa Brown's. Only one has a very red and mature looking comb on her head. Does that mean that she is mature enough to lay her eggs?
     
  2. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Songster

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    Pullets combs usually get a brighter red when they are ready to start laying - either that or it's a roo.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:as Kramer would say when agreeing... "Giddy-up!"
     
  4. brusternme

    brusternme In the Brooder

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    Thanks for your input~who knew I could get so giddy over a chicken and an egg?[​IMG]
     
  5. dogdollar

    dogdollar Songster

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    An egg is just one of nature's perfect things....and it's that much easier to understand, and to be in awe of it, when you have personally had a hand in producing it.
    DD
     

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