Expectations On Raising Baby Chickens

Expectations On Raising Baby Chickens

Growing chicks to chickens is hard work but is quite fulfilling, especially when you?re about to benefit from it. Chickens do change so quickly. Within just a month, you could notice development. On the beginning of life they are just little slimy egg contents and the next thing you know they can now chirp their way to the coop starting a whole new life – a life that?s self-sufficient and nevertheless, independent.

Jumping off from three to six weeks old, a chicken sheds off its fluffiness and replaces it with feathers that will become more mature. Combs and wattles will grow and turn to a deep red hue. If you are raising cockerels, what you call a young rooster, they will attempt to crow. At the age of 21-25 weeks, pullets will lay their very first eggs. Pullets are the young hens. One characteristic of a pullet?s egg is that …