How quick will my birds mature?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken0Boy, May 15, 2010.

  1. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok so how long will it take for my birds to be able to go to the coop? I was hoping to be able to sex em' at 5 weeks and put them in the coop at 5 weeks to! Can I do this?

    Heres a list of the breeds I am getting!

    1) Silkies

    2) Bantam Cochin

    3) EE

    4) Frizzle Cochins
     
  2. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    bump....nobody? [​IMG]
     
  3. Chickmano

    Chickmano Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have other chickens already in your coop? Our chicks are 6 weeks old and we've had them outside now for 2 weeks with a heat lamp. They're in their own coop away from the adult hens and we let them out together under supervision for a little while each day. We're hoping to have them all together in a few more weeks depending on how fast the babies grow. Hope this helps.
     
  4. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nope this is my first!
     
  5. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Anybody
     
  6. Cluck-a-Doodle-Doo

    Cluck-a-Doodle-Doo Out Of The Brooder

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    We actually have 1 coop full of nothing but the breeds you have listed. [​IMG] We put them outside at 4 weeks old, which was about 5 weeks ago now, and they are doing great. We actually put ALL of ours outside at 4 weeks old.
     
  7. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    K thx
     

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