How can you tell a pullet is going to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mikeksfarmer, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. mikeksfarmer

    mikeksfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 pullets. 3 and a half months old. One has been developing wattles well the others have not. I got my first egg yesterday. Is wattle development corolated to egg laying?
     
  2. balticbabe

    balticbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think it depends on the breed. My barred rocks developed wattles and their combs got bright red a couple of weeks before the first egg. All of them started couching about a week before they layed.
     
  3. mikeksfarmer

    mikeksfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much I have 3 black Astralorps, 3 buff orpingtons and 2 Cinnomin Queens. Its a cinnomin sp? Queen that has the development. In any case I will look for the red color. Again thank you.
     

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