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Q: How large are chickens?


Chickens can vary in size greatly by breed and variety!

What's the size difference between regular large fowl chickens and miniature bantam chickens?
Large fowl cochin beside bantam cochin

Large fowl chickens can range from 4 pounds for small hens to nearly 15 pounds for the largest roosters! Bantams vary in size, too. They can weigh from a few ounces for the tiniest seramas to more than two pounds for larger bantams. Generally speaking, bantam versions of large fowl breeds tend to be 1/3 to 1/2 the size of the larger birds.