How much longer till they start to lay?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by elmoflim, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know some people on this site are really good at guessing what time they will start to lay from looking at their combs. So I'm curious if you guys can guess how much longer till mine will start. Thanks so much for all the help!

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  2. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Are you adding a photo now?
     
  3. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, can you see them? The app gave me some problems so I had to redo it on the website
     
  4. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Some (looks like two) Will be in the next few days, all the others might be two more weeks.
     
  5. simpleplan3122

    simpleplan3122 Just Hatched

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    How can you tell? Sorry for jacking your thread elmoflim
     
  6. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    In the last picture, the BO and Columbian looking birds have bright red combs.
     
  7. ChickenChaser9

    ChickenChaser9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As motorcyclechick stated chickens go through puberty their combs and wattles come in and generally speaking go from being flesh colored to the healthy red that most breeds have as mature birds. This fullness and color is the most indicative sign that they are about to begin laying as of course egg laying is a result of sexual maturation for chickens.
     
  8. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem we can use it as a free for all ask away. I'm confused about it too
     
  9. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Are you still confused? I can do a thing with your photo, and point the two out. Or, you can tell me what is still unclear. It is not bad to keep asking until you understand.
     
  10. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just about calculating how long till it happens. Sadly one of the two is an ee rooster :(
     

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