What Age Are They Fully Grown?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickie<3, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. chickie<3

    chickie<3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age will my girls be fully grown. I have 5 4weeks old chicks and 2 14 week old pullets...they are getting big..but at what age are the considered fully grown?
     
  2. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona
    1 year - they are pullets and cockerels until then.
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yeah...one year in general, although mine seemed to have stopped filling out by 9 months or so. Now really big breeds like JGs and such probably take longer...
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks &amp; Impys - OH MY!

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    Depends on the breed. A year is when they become hens (from pullets) and roosters or cocks (from cockerels). Some of the giant breeds take longer to finish growing. My LF brahmas were close to two years old before I noticed that they had stopped growing.
     

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