Who will lay first!? *pics included* UPDATE: First Egg 8/14

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ItsAZOO32, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
    Ok I have 5 mixed breed chickens. They were hatched around March 17th so they are about 19 weeks old. One of their "hatch mates" just started laying this week. SOOO.. can someone tell me if these ladies look like they might lay soon??

    Camilla (my bet) (Cochin X)

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    Flip (Frizzle)

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    Guinness (EE)

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    Sunny (EE)
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    Speck (silkie mix)
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    Thanks in advance for the thoughts and ideas [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2011
  2. Chickens? WOW

    Chickens? WOW Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry I am kinda new at this but I do know the redder the comb, the closer they are to laying. The ones with blacker combs will lay later but I am not sure about silkies. Mostly just giving you a small bump, but good luck.
    ~your girls are cute![​IMG]~
     
  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    I cant tell you when they will lay, but I do know you have some beautiful girls there!!! Good luck!
     
  4. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
    Quote:Why thank you!! Camilla has had a very red comb for a few weeks. Sunny and Flip have also gotten very red in the face. It's hard to tell with Speck and Guinness since their combs are black but they have turned almost a dark purple. I am dying for eggs!!!
     
  5. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Are any of them squatting for you? That cochin mix looks like it'll be any day now.
     
  6. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
    Quote:Sunny to EE kinda squats when I pet her back but not anything as definite as I've heard about. Camilla the Cochin X is aloof so she isn't the type to come too close to me. No other squatters I have seen [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2011
  7. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
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    What are they doing?? Camilla looks kinda squatty (the one far) ... who knows..
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm guessing Flip. [​IMG]
     
  9. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
    Quote:Is that based on the picture of them "squatting" or whatever or her close up? [​IMG]
     
  10. itsmechrissy

    itsmechrissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote Flip then Camilla... I so want a Frizzle!!! Should have made the coop bigger!
     

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