Has the time come...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RoodyRodchester, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. RoodyRodchester

    RoodyRodchester Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2015
    Has the time come that I might get an egg?! [​IMG]

    I have never raised chicks to hens before. All other chickens I have been given were already laying. So this is new territory for me. My mix of RIR, red sex link, leghorn and a barred rock are 18 weeks. And I've noticed a couple of girls have bigger and brighter combs. I know this is a sign of laying but is this the bigger size or will they get even bigger? I have 2 pictures for size comparison from 2 sisters. [​IMG]
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    I'm far from expert but expect the gal with the bigger comb to lay the first egg [​IMG]

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