Serama Sizes?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Laingcroft, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Laingcroft

    Laingcroft Songster

    Nov 22, 2011
    I have started my first hatch which includes seven serama eggs. In researching this breed of chicken I learned there are different weight classes. For those who have raised several, can you determine what size a young one will mature at based on early weights? Is the 16-18 week weight the mature weight?

  2. Alicia G

    Alicia G Songster

    Sep 29, 2010
    Nova Scotia
    Yes there are different weight classes. Can you tell what class at a young age? Generally no. It takes a serama 10-18 months before they have completely filled in, so at minimum I would say 6 months is when you can get a good idea on their class size.
    Sizes – Cocks,
    Micro – upto 13 ounces
    Class A – under 13 ounces
    Class B – under 16 ounces
    Class C – under 19 ounces

    Micro – upto 8 ounces
    Class A – under 12 ounces
    Class B – under 15 ounces
    Class C – under 19 ounces

    Anything weighing more then these is considered a class D bird and are generally considered culls

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