Newbie to chickens. Help with Age

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tararuss, May 27, 2016.

  1. tararuss

    tararuss Just Hatched

    5
    0
    14
    May 21, 2016
    I bought 4 started pullets and M. McMurry said they are between 15-22 weeks. I was hoping someone could help me figure out the age of my new birds. I bought two Ameracauna and two Wyandotte [​IMG][/IMG][​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

    6,334
    337
    296
    Jun 10, 2013
    Michigan
    My Coop
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    27,194
    10,577
    616
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already from Peep-Chicken, so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
    1 person likes this.
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    30,740
    5,697
    596
    Apr 11, 2010
    Utah
    [​IMG]

    The Wyondotte looks older. Hard to tell for sure. They gave you an approximate age. Go to the thread that was suggested by Peep. :) Maybe someone is better than me at guessing age! [​IMG]
     
  5. tararuss

    tararuss Just Hatched

    5
    0
    14
    May 21, 2016
    Thank you! There is an incredible amount of helpful information here. I posted the question to the forum that was suggested..
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    81,080
    8,203
    766
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    It can be difficult to put an age on grown birds, you can't check their teeth. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    84,499
    3,781
    646
    Jun 15, 2012
    Washington
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by