10 day age difference and they look totally different

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KristyAz, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Songster

    Jan 29, 2011
    Mishawaka, Indiana
    I adopted 6 hens today that were hatched around Easter. There is an EE, 2 light Brahmas, a Black Australorp, a golden laced Wyandotte and a red hen, not sure if she is new Hampshire or RIR. I also have a flock of true ISA Browns from Townline hatchery that were hatched around 4/30, just 10 days later than these new girls I just adopted. The difference in size and maturity is significant and I'm wondering if in just 10 days my ISA's will change from looking like juvies to full grown hens. Can just 10 days make that big of a difference?
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2014
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

    Apr 3, 2014
    Yes, days can make a difference, but also it's what they eat and the breed differences.

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