My easter egger pullet has not layed yet?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MrOrpington16, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My easter egger is a little over 5 months and her comb is very small. She does not have a pea comb but a straight comb... but her comb is smaller than the 4 month old barred rock and BO... It is a pink comb. Thank you for your help!!!
     
  2. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel she does not look close to laying age:(
     
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  3. Audio51

    Audio51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all mature at their own rate, even if they are the same breed form the same parents. I have one BC Maran that is 27 weeks (6 1/2 months) old and she looks less ready to lay than the younger e BC Marans. Sometimes weather, stress, etc can affect when they start laying. Try to be patient...they all start eventually![​IMG]
     
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  4. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 22 to 24 weeks is about average for a pullet to start laying eggs. It won't be long until your Easter Egger starts laying.
     
  5. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do their combs grow fast?
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree she doesn't look that close to laying. Also, with that straight comb she may lay brown or cream eggs, fyi.
     
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  7. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!
     

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