How old is my chicks ? or should I call them chickens already ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blk90s13, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. blk90s13

    blk90s13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no clue how old they are I can see there is 4 rooster and 3 hens right ?


    this pictures were taken on the 29th of aug / 09

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  2. ERnoleGuy

    ERnoleGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to take a guess and say they are about 8-10 wks old.
     
  3. blk90s13

    blk90s13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kool I should expect them to lay at 5 month right ?
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Most breeds start laying then. Some are slower- like my cochins:pop
     
  5. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would call them chicks and would say the ones with the largest combs are Roo's. Cute [​IMG]
     
  6. blk90s13

    blk90s13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am feeding them crushed chicks starter when can i switch and what do i switch to ?

    they free range all day in the back yard then get some food at sun down wich they still pretty much finish by the next morning
     
  7. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would say around 6-7 weeks
     
  8. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I agree with this guess - they don't quite have all their feathers yet, so they're probably about 6 weeks old - 7 at the most.

    Yes, the ones with the large combs are the roos.
     

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