Fully grown chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cravenchx, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know if this is the right place to post, but....
    When are chickens considered fully grown?
     
  2. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most will reach maturity around 5-6 months of age.
    However they will continue to grow and put on weight until they are 19-20 months.
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2011
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    A chicken is actually fully grown at about 6 months old. Female chickens are called pullets up to their first year. After the first year they are called hens.
     

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