Black Giants?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 5Chickens, Jan 29, 2008.

  1. 5Chickens

    5Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big do Black Giant Hens get?Thank you for the answers![​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Mine are 9 months old and the 2nd largest in my laying flock. At least 8 lbs now.
     
  3. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Per the APA Standard Giant hens should weigh within 20% +/- of 10 lbs.
     
  4. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 8 months old and stand about 20 inches tall at the head.
    As Southern28chick put it,

    Mine are twice the size of her almost 2 yr old Dominique rooster.
     
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 10 pullets and 2 cockrels. They're very handsome. I enjoy looking at them. They're around 6 months now, I'm very curious to see how large they become.
     
  6. Guinea and Chicken raiser

    Guinea and Chicken raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a bit bigger than an average chicken. But their eggs are just as big as a Barred Rock. I just got my first 3 out of 5 Blact Giants this month. A hen I left in the house with my hunni and I left, ate out, came home and she killed two of mine and a bantam which I had 4, one bantam I accidently killed by putting in the waterer and it was under it and squashed.

    I'll keep in touch. 3 Black Giants is enough for me, better than none, according to me.

    I asked a question on a different thread, it may not be answered. so I ask in simpler terms here: Are Black Giant babies supposed to have white trim on their lower part of wings?

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    I got 8-10 barreds in there and 3-5 Black Giants. I took this pic before the hen harmed a few of my babies cuz we left her inside with the door closed. Barreds all have that dot on their head. The ones that don't did equal to 5 at one point. 3 had the white on their wings, 2 didn't. one died sadly.
     
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2012
  7. joshuahickman

    joshuahickman Out Of The Brooder

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    Well We Have A Few They Are Still Laying And They Are Two Years Of Age.[​IMG]
     

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