How old would you say these are?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by triala, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. triala

    triala In the Brooder

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    I have just got two new pullets, and was told they are about 12 weeks old. Can anyone tell me from the attached photos if they think that is a reasonable estimate, please? - I am unsure because I do not have enough experience, unlike some of you folks!

    One is a Sussex, and the other a Welsummer cross, and they both have tiny combs showing, but are still peeping, if that helps. Hopefully the hand size will help you judge their size. I do know they seem so light to me - I am used to picking up my full grown Bresse girls, who can lay eggs 70g or more!

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  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    They look about 12 weeks.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Seem a bit small for 12 weeks. I'd put them closer to 10 weeks, considering they are still peeping.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yep, 10-12 weeks.
     

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