laying before combs\wattels mature!?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BethanyS, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. BethanyS

    BethanyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I came home to find a teeny egg way darker and more spotted than any of our laying 2yr hens have ever layed.This egg was also in the nest box that they never use.My other still small are 15weeks and dont even have mature combs and wattels....what are the odds its from a younster?!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    I don't think they lay til showing maturation. Be interested in what those with more experience comment.
     
  3. BethanyS

    BethanyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know its crazy!Anybody?
     
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