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What is the age of my light Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Meeka3, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. Meeka3

    Meeka3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got the Barnevelders at 4wks, six weeks ago, and the light Sussex were from someone else who told me they were 4 wks as well. I wanted them all the same age so I could put them in together, but wasn't able to because the light Sussex were double the size and I have no idea how old they are. I also ended up with two roosters I think.[​IMG]
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    They look to be about 16-18 weeks old to me.
  3. Meeka3

    Meeka3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you, they were in such a mess when I got them it was hard to tell. They were half bald with sores from feather plucking and covered in mud. I was so upset to see them in such bad conditions and being fed bread, that I just handed him the money, grabbed the chickens and left. Then when the barnies arrived just after, they were beautiful, fully feathered, very healthy, but half the size.
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    X3 on that.

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