i think "pecker" is a hen maybe???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken_Addict, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. Chicken_Addict

    Chicken_Addict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when will her or his comb turn red? she is like 2 or 3 times the size of the others and her comb is big but not red yet they are abt 3 months old assorted bantams any thoughts??
     
  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    A Hens comb will turn red once she starts laying, which should be anywhere from 5-8 months old, depending on the bird.
     
  3. Chicken_Addict

    Chicken_Addict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm what abt a roo?
     
  4. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    A roo's Comb will urn ed first, before the hens do. They will be easy to spot. once the comb turns red, they usually strat to crow.[​IMG]
     

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