My pullets face is getting really red

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My buffs orpingtons are about 14 weeks old , some of them are getting really red faces, why is this?
 

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My buffs orpingtons are about 14 weeks old , some of them are getting really red faces, why is this?
Too young and not near red enough to be a sign of onset of lay.
But, yes, it's part of maturing.

Those pullets will drive ya nuts!
Skin will get pretty darn red with exertion, then go pale again a minute later.
One they actually get to point of lay you will be amazed at how red they get.
 

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