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wattles on pullets?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dreamer5577, May 23, 2011.

  1. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Songster

    May 16, 2011
    I know on a lot of breeds that pullets develop combs and wattles. But at what age do pullets' combs redden and wattles start to develop?
    I am just wondering because my little pullet (6 weeks) is starting to develop wattles (just barely though) and her comb is starting to get slightly pink whereas her brother already has a crazy red comb and wattles, but their sister doesn't have any sign of wattles. (they are brown star/bantam mixes)

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Pullets approching point of lay will have bright red combs, face, & wattles.

    As for when a pullet starts developing wattles and combs, it is often different for each breed and even each individual bird.

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