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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicky91, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. Chicky91

    Chicky91 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sure I have RIR chickens not sure. But I have some questions on how will i know they will be laying eggs. I dont know how old are they but there combs have grown in and i placed hay in the houses today but they look uninterested. any help guys?
     
  2. Rocky Rhodes

    Rocky Rhodes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Welcome from Georgia!! Sure but not sure, I know the feeling. If you could post some pics it would help If they have grown nice combs and wattles and it's really red looking, then it probably won't be long. Good luck, and [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicky91

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    Heres a pic of the one we call Beetle and here the rest Angelica Leedle and boodle[​IMG]
     
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  6. mama2molly

    mama2molly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a wild comb on Beetle!!!

    They don't look like RIRs to me, more like the pictures of Welsummers I've seen. I'm a newbie, too. :p

    One of my RIRs laid at 17 weeks and the other hasn't done anything yet and is now 23 weeks. :)
     
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    I think you right have any idea if theyre ready?
     
  8. mama2molly

    mama2molly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't a clue! :p
    But with combs that big, you'd think they'd already be laying....???
     
  9. Chicky91

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    That's exactly what I said !
     
  10. Rocky Rhodes

    Rocky Rhodes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are some gorgeous girls!!! They are Brown Leghorns, and they will be laying soon. I love Leghorns because of the large floppy combs, STUNNING!![​IMG]
     

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