Chicks to Poullets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Baxter Boy 1, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Baxter Boy 1

    Baxter Boy 1 New Egg

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    Hey guys! I'm new and I just wanted to know, how long does it take for a chick to become poullet on the point of lay? If anyone had the answer I'd be stoked!
    Thx![​IMG]
     
  2. mszekely

    mszekely Out Of The Brooder

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    I heard it is about 20 weeks. Mine aren't there yet (7 weeks).
     
  3. BoltonChicken

    BoltonChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed of course. What I call a pullet in about 10 to 12 weeks when all their feathers are developed. They start laying anywhere from 18 to 24 weeks.
     
  4. nlbeardmore

    nlbeardmore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    18-20 weeks of age. Their comb should go a deeper red when they are preparing to start laying. All my pullets are 23 weeks and regular layers [​IMG]
     

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