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age?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by alex, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. alex

    alex Songster

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    What age are silkies when they are full grown? Thank you.
    -alex
     
  2. HobbyChickener

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    Not sure about the age, but you have 2 "pet lobsters"?
     
  3. alex

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    Oh, yes, i used to but they died a week ago...i cought them in a lake i like to swim in...
    -alex
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They will be full grown in about 6 months or so but will still gain some weight and maturity for the next 6 months past that. They will start to lay, mate, and crow at about 5-6 months old.

    How are the babies doing? They warm up to you yet and follow you around? Their siblings spend all day on the porch wanting back in the house! They've been outside for about 3 weeks with their older siblings free ranging with the adults.
     

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