Hey, I have 4 chickens, two of them are 20+ weeks old.
The Australorp started laying eggs fairly consistently, small but very sturdy shelled, about 2 weeks ago.
The first one was in the run, intact, but since then they have all been in the same nestbox.
The other same aged hen, a Welsummer...
I have three 13 week pullets (Barred Rock, Welsummer, Australorp) raised from 1 day of age. They got a long reasonably well.
I purchased two Turken chicks, raised separately and then integration into the coop was begun when they were 5-6 weeks old. They were separated in view with their own...
(I posted on the Turken thread too, then realized this was a better location).
I have two Turken chicks that I will be adding to my flock soon (they spend nice days in an area next to the 7 week chicken coop).
She feathered in fairly quickly, is she a she? TIA.
I do not have chickens yet, but I am loving the information on this site.
I have been analyzing my suburban yard (yes, we can have chickens, not roosters, per our city ordinances), to decide on the best site for my coop, and whether to build a permanent coop or have a mobile coop that...