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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smkchick, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. smkchick

    smkchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2011
    Lawnguyland
    Here's a pic of my 19 week RIR and my 21 week BSL. Do they look red in the face or am I just wishful thinking?

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  2. annep

    annep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Getting there! Their combs are still pinkish...
     
  3. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR and BO's have been that way for weeks! I go out everyday HOPING I'll see one of their eggs:) Keeping hoping!!!!!! Mine are 22 weeks.
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    They're getting there. Not there yet though.
     
  5. cluck-darth-peep

    cluck-darth-peep Out Of The Brooder

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    My RIR is also 21 weeks old and her comb and waddle are huge. Your photo looks like my RIR when she was only 13 weeks old. Do you have a light in your coop? My light has been on 15 hours a day. My RIR, BR, Golden Buff and Specked Sussex are all 21 weeks old with huge combs/waddles. Monday they started the egg squat and have been looking inside the nest boxes. Try a light bulb and give them more daylight. Do you have them on Layer Food? I cannot understand why your chickens look so much younger than mine, yet the same age.
     
  6. smkchick

    smkchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2011
    Lawnguyland
    Quote:Yup, Layer feed. Yup, 15 hours of light a day. But my RIR is 19 weeks, not 21. The BSL is 21. I guess my girls are just late bloomers!
     

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