Semantics for newbies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GGchick, May 27, 2010.

  1. GGchick

    GGchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Just curious, at what age does a chick become a pullet and a pullet become a hen? [​IMG]
     
  2. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    To the best of my understanding, they are born pullets and when they start laying they are considered hens. I'm new to chickens too so someone correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  3. triggfamily5

    triggfamily5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. SugarDuck

    SugarDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the link to the learning center. I need to spend a lot of time there myself.
     
  5. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

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    a chick becomes a pullet when you can determine that it's not a roo [​IMG]

    Sorry - had to do it!
     
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  6. triggfamily5

    triggfamily5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. GGchick

    GGchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone![​IMG]
     

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