how old or what size

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ga_goat, May 23, 2010.

  1. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 cuckoo marana hens and 1 rooster , these were hatched in Jan /11/2010 ( this year ) but all are now bigger than my 2 to 3 yr old RIR's , the rooster has started servicing the hens this week is this a sign that they are about to lay ?? Rooster also just started what I guess he calls crowing last week .
     
  2. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR are the smallest in my flock. If the where hatched on 1/11/10 they are about 5.5 months old so they should be getting ready for laying. about 20 weeks in normal give or take
     

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