EE comb size when mature enough to lay???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by logansmommy7, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. logansmommy7

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    I have 5 EE crossed with Golden Comet pullets who are about 16 weeks. A few of them are starting to get small wattles and small combs, but they look mostly like Ameraucanas more than Golden Comets..how big should i expect their combs/wattles to be. Anyone have pics of mature EEs? For example, I have a typical looking wheaten, a solid white, and a calico type with the beard. The other two look more like Golden comets but have green legs. Their combs and wattles look to become more prominent I believe. Anyone?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Mine's not the same coloring as yours, but I'll have a pic for you in a minute. Uploading now.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

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    Here's the best one of her head. It was taken yesterday and she's been laying for 2 weeks.

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  4. logansmommy7

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  5. logansmommy7

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    whoops-I guess I didn't wait long enough for it to load-I have one that looks similar to that-maybe they will lay soon!
     
  6. logansmommy7

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    I also want to ask the previous poster-how old is your hen in the picture?
     
  7. Happy Chooks

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    Quote:24 weeks.
     
  8. Brindlebtch

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    Great! I have a EE looks just like her and am also waiting on eggs! She will be 24 weeks next week. [​IMG]
     

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