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The waiting, the waiting!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lhayes1976, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. lhayes1976

    lhayes1976 In the Brooder

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    My three Golden Comets will be 19 weeks Tuesday and not one single egg yet.[​IMG] Only one has a really red comb. I hoping any day for her. One hardly has any red to her comb. Does the comb have to be fully developed before they will lay? It's like watching water boil--I really want some eggs!
     

  2. chickenpredatorkiller

    chickenpredatorkiller Chirping

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    lol! That is almost EXACTLY what my situation is. exept I have 2 golden comets... one has a red comb and the other doesn't but neither are squatting yet [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    my Gold Comet a few weeks ago, she is just now laying at 22 weeks....the only girls I have laying have very red combs and wattles....

    Patience!
     
  4. lhayes1976

    lhayes1976 In the Brooder

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    I put there nest box in a few weeks ago with a fake egg. Every morning when I go to check--they have pushed the fake egg out and it's empty. I think they are trying to tell me something:lol:
     
  5. Kaeta44

    Kaeta44 Chirping

    They'll lay when they're good and ready - and not before!! However, I promise you that their eggs will taste better than any you've bought in a shop and will be well worth the wait [​IMG]


    http://muckycluckers.blogspot.com/
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2011
  6. wowmanacat

    wowmanacat Songster

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    I am also doing the waiting game. I have two RIR that sound be laying anytime now. I am not sure of there age they were a trade for some BRs, but I do know they are a week or two older than them.
     
  7. ChickenScratchin

    ChickenScratchin Chirping

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    [​IMG] Yep, this is me...
     

  8. MyRedStarz

    MyRedStarz In the Brooder

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    I am playing the waiting game too...got 3 Red Star pullets @ 20 weeks old... no eggies yet! One's comb/waddle is much redder and more developed than the other, but no egg squats going on....The wait is almost unbearable! [​IMG]
     
  9. Babybella1111

    Babybella1111 In the Brooder

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    I'm with all of you! 18 1/2 week Golden Laced Wyandotte, and White Rock! Both are very red but no squatting yet! I'll be impatiently waiting with the rest of you!![​IMG]
     
  10. featherful

    featherful In the Brooder

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    Same here... I've got 5 21 week-old buff orps and EEs... red combs, no squatting [​IMG]
     

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