What’s the difference?

So, chicken, hen, or rooster: What’s the difference? There are several breeds of chicken and hens are the females while roosters are the males of the species.

A pullet is a young female chicken under the age of one that has not laid her first eggs. Pullets are teenage chickens between twelve and sixteen weeks old.

What Are Pullets?

“Hen” is a term used to describe females of any bird species that lay eggs. Hens have no control over when they will lay eggs and they live for eight to ten years.

What Are Hens?

A rooster is expected to guard his flock, warn them of danger, provide food for them, and make sure they are taken care of. Roosters can live from between five to eight years.

What Are Rooster?