What is the lifecycle of a chicken?

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What is the lifecycle of a chicken?
« on: 03/10/2007 14:59:39 »
Hi all,

I wanted to know the period for a chick(Baby hen) to grow in to a hen.Please anyone could help me to find out the answer for this question?

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Harish
« Last Edit: 24/06/2008 19:26:42 by chris »

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Re: What is the lifecycle of a chicken?
« Reply #1 on: 24/06/2008 15:14:26 »
Chickens reach sexual maturity at about 17-24 weeks, depending on the breed, strain, nutrition, management etc.