What age are chicks grown up?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rachy, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. Rachy

    Rachy Songster

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    I have 3 Pekin bantams. Two are 9 weeks old and one is 13 weeks old and she is clucking, the other two still cheeping.[​IMG]

    What age are they fully grown, or stop growing? I actually want to order a chicken nappy and wondering how old she needs to be before measuring her up but also wondering when they are officially 'grown ups'! [​IMG]
     

  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing 8 Years

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    They grow very quickly for the first 5-6 months and attain most of their size in that time. However they can continue to grow slowly from 6 months until they finally stop at around 12 months of age.
     
  3. Rachy

    Rachy Songster

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    Thank you, longer that I thought. Much appreciated [​IMG] Bit of a 'guesstimate' needed I think [​IMG]
     

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