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Peeps vs. Clucks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by navasima, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When do pullets go from baby peeps to grown-up clucks? Thanks!!
     
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    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am very new to chicken knowledge but from what I have read it goes like this:

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  3. CluckCluck18

    CluckCluck18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that's it......they change from peeping noises to clucking noises around 3 months or if your like me....lots of crowing noises:p. In my first round I raised 5 out of 7 roosters and couldn't keep them. Have fun with your chickies. Bock! Bock! [​IMG]
     
  4. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I brought home a cutiepie today - origins unknown - age unknown. [​IMG] SHe's a doll and definitely bawks instead of peeping. Hmmm...think I'll put a nest box in there...just in case......[​IMG]
     
  5. Egg Rookie 2010

    Egg Rookie 2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I though once they are layers they are hens....cause I have a girl hatching a batch of eggs right this minute who is only 7 months and a few days old. I think if she is a mama she certainly should have earned "hen"....
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It differs on the breed and its strain, but usually, around 4-6 months is when they begin clucking.
     
  7. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You!
     

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