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Hen maturity

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mainely-chick, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. mainely-chick

    mainely-chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Do some hens mature faster than others? Same age,(18 weeks) same breed(White Rock). One has a larger, redder comb and wattle than the others but does not show any other traits of a Roo. Size, crowing etc. Have two other Roos of different breeds that are definately Roos.
     
  2. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well im not sure. . .but, each hen has it's own growth rate. . . .i think. . .

    -alex
     
  3. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some hens will mature faster faster than others. Also some hens won't get a big comb and wattles. I wouldn't worry.
     

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