Faces changing color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nic214, May 2, 2009.

  1. nic214

    nic214 New Egg

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    We are new to chickens, I just noted to day that my SLW and Black sex link hens faces are starting to get more red...anybody know why? We are not sure on their age but my guess would be about 8-10 weeks
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    It's a sign that they're maturing. Since they're only 8-10 weeks old, you've still got a while until they're ready to lay (another 10 weeks or more).
     
  3. nic214

    nic214 New Egg

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    Thanks, that's exactly what I thought but I just wanted to make sure.[​IMG]
     

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