how old is my chicken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickens971, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. chickens971

    chickens971 Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicken that i rescued has a fully grown red comb,shes full size and she still lays eggs and i was wondering if anyone would know roughly how old she would be?[​IMG]xx
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] If she's laying she'll be at least 5 months old. It's hard to tell the age with mature chickens, but what you can do is look at their feet. If the scales are small, smooth even and flat, she's young still.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! I have little experience aging chickens - any way you can post a pic? Good luck to you!
     
  4. chickens971

    chickens971 Out Of The Brooder

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    shes the white one in my dp xxx
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. leefife

    leefife New Egg

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    my husband saved this pair of chickens from being eaten by a pit bull in the city....does anyone know what breed they are or how old they look? we've had them for only two days.
     
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