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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

    Feb 9, 2014
    Riverview, Fla

    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

    Jul 9, 2013
    Mine are 10 weeks old. They looked like that at about 7 weeks also.
  3. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2013
    Denver, CO
    That seems about right to me.

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