my girls are getting Pink in their combs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pinkwindsong, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Laurens SC
    hi everyone.. my girls are getting pink in their combs and wattles.. is this the first sign of getting ready to lay? they were hatched out aprox march 15th.

    thanks )O(
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  2. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, but you still have a ways to go for most breeds. You'll notice the pink turn in to bright red. The comb and wattles grow. Two weeks or so before they lay, you'll notice them squat submissively if you go to pet them. Mine are in the just about ready to lay phase, and they have a bit of that teenager attitude, too. [​IMG]
     

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