When is a pullet in prime show condition?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brooster, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    How old should my pullet be for show? Red comb, vigor and standard size. would it be like 20 weeks more or less? thanks!
     
  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 23, 2009
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    In order to show your chicken you really want it to have been fully mature and moultrd into is adult feather. Depending on the breed this can take more or less than 20 weeks(average is about 6 months).
     
  3. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    it would need to be prime the first week of august, when you you suggest i hatch?
     
  4. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    ok, i think i will hatch on march 5th
     

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