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Just some production gals?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dancechick915, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. dancechick915

    dancechick915 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my girls on Sunday. I'm not sure of their breed or age. Any guesses?
     
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like hatchery quality New Hampsires (sometimes called Production Reds) to me. I'd say they're around 18-20 weeks old.
     
  3. dancechick915

    dancechick915 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was thinking! I figured they are definitely hatchery birds because I got them at a slaughterhouse/egg facility place (notice their poor clipped and crooked beaks) but I kept going back and forth on what age they might be around. I put them on layer feed so I was hoping they aren't too young for it!
     
  4. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. They're at least 18 weeks, and probably Production Reds. No, they're not too young for layer feed. Hopefully they'll be laying within the next few weeks. :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree also. Thank you for giving them a good home.
     

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