Weight of pullet at 20 weeks.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by WhiteMountainsRanch, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 19, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Sorry if this is in the wrong area, please feel free to move if necessary. Anywho...

    I weighed one of my pullets today and she was only 4 pounds. They just turned 20 weeks, and have free access to food 24/7 plus free ranging and lots of treats including BOSS. I just switched from Starter to Layer as I got my first egg last week. They are Silver Laced Wyandottes.

    I thought they would be bigger by now?

    How do I fatten them up?

    How long before they are considered full-grown?

  2. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2009
    Standish, Maine
    Quote:Your pullet still has 32 weeks to go, don't be in such a hurry.

    After all she isn't a bred for meat Cornish cross that only lives past about eight weeks before they fall to feed induced heart attacks.
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2010

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