Size appropriate to 7 week old hens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DarleneE, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. DarleneE

    DarleneE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do my hens appear the right size for 7 weeks old? Am concerned because I was feeding them scratch for about 3 weeks after they turned about 2 weeks old at the WRONG instructions of the feed store where I bought them!! They've been back on starter feed for about 2 weeks now. However I'm concerned about their size cause to me they seem huge!! I was told if they're too big/fat they won't lay eggs!!?? Can anyone tell me if they appear size consistent with 7 weeks of age??
     
  2. Ernie G

    Ernie G Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are 10 weeks old. They looked like that at about 7 weeks also.
     
  3. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That seems about right to me.
     

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