when do standard cochins reach full size ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by urbanolive, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. urbanolive

    urbanolive Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2009
    I have one standard partridge in my flock that I got from McM. They are exactly 5 months old and several of the others have already started to lay-americaunas,barred rocks,ect. I got her after seeing the huge beautiful cochins at the Biltmore Estate here in Asheville- they get all of their chickens from McM. She is the same size as the others-when do standards get to be full size? I really want one huge fluffy butt hen. thanks for any info...
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    Mine continue to grow and fill out up to a year old for hens and 16 mths for my roos.
    Most of my pullets do not lay until around 8 mths on my standard Cochins.
  3. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Shawnee, OKlahoma
    Standard Cochins can take up to 18 months to fully finish this varies some based on where they came from and how large they are. You can reasonably expect no less that 12 months to full size and a little slower to start to lay than the more heavily breed egg producer breeds.

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