When do your pullets start to get bigger combs and waddles?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by undergroundchickens, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. undergroundchickens

    undergroundchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    I have six 15 week old pullets. I was wondering when they will start to develop some noticeable comb and waddle growth. I have 2 barred rocks, 2 RIR's and 2 EE's. I see pictures of these types of chickens at about the same age and my girls combs and waddles are sure lacking in both color and size. Is this something that comes on quickly before laying begins or are my girls just way behind for some reason??
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2010
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    My brahmas pullets started "reddening" up close to their point of lay. For most of them that was around 5 months, but for a couple of them it was much later.

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