will my little girl grow up

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Songster

    Dec 14, 2007
    NE Indiana
    How old does a chicken have to be before it is considered full grown. I have a hen that is really small but she is about 7 months old. Is she done growing? Also, I want to get some silkies this spring and they only come strait run. My cock to hen ratio is at it's limit. Will it be okay if I end up with another roo or 2. Silkies seem more docile. Will they settle into the natural pecking order or will I have fighting. Thanks for any help.
  2. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Kalispell , MT
    Not sure on the growing part , but I had to get rid of my silkie roo because he was way too agressive . That doesn't mean all silkie roo's are that wat though .[​IMG]

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