Roos age?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JohnBoysWife, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. JohnBoysWife

    JohnBoysWife Hatching

    Mar 7, 2016
    NE, Ohio
    February 21st we bought our peeps at Rural King. How old are they typically when they sell them at farm stores? They didn't have pin feathers yet. We've had them a few days shy of 6 weeks and today one of our white leghorns crowed. He has been dubbed Foghorn. Is this early?

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    on average it's early, but some do crow even earlier and others not until 6 months or better. Most chicks at the farm stores are from a few days old to a few weeks depending on how fast they sell.

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