11 weeks old.. what do i do next?! thank you for ur help!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by augiedranch, May 15, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 10 eleven week old chicks... are they old enough..to do what with? three of them are crowing!! its soo cute and awful sounding lol... i have them running around on the pasture with the full grown ones during the day and in their own coop at night.. stil on chick starter.... what eles do i need to do? are they getting ready to breed? thanks for all of your help. i just dont know what to expect. i am new to this.

    thanks guys! [​IMG]
     
  2. catfish

    catfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Read this link in my signature, sounds like you've done a great job, I wouldn't be to worried about keeping them in separate coops at that age.

    look here Timeline of a Chicken.
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  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Sounds to me too like your doing everything right, not sure what you want to do with them?......cockerals and pullets don't mate til they are close to laying age.....most cockerals are slow to mate til they are more mature....depending on the breed it can be from 19 to 25 weeks or so.....pullets at point of lay will squat for a rooster....
     
  4. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow! that was the coolest timeline ever! thank you!


    thanks both of ya!
     

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