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    fitzilian is offline Seedling
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    going to get some ex-batts and was just wondering how tall they are... ?

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    hi
    depends on what kind they are. i have 2 one quite tall and the other much shorter. why do you need to know? chicks will bend to get through poop hole.
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    I have a brown chicken that looks like a battery hen, and 2 that are different colours and they come up to almost my knees! So prob about 12 inches or so. They can however bend and stretch and jump and flap quite high when they want something that you are carrying in your hand!

    The pop hole is about 30 cms tall and thay all get through it no probs.

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    Not a silly question at all Mine are about 15" high, stretching to about 2' or so when they want to. However, my daughters first ex-batts are really small in comparison, only about 12" if that! The newbies look really huge in comparison
    My girls found their way into my heart and now they nest there

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    Quote Originally Posted by fitzilian View Post
    going to get some ex-batts and was just wondering how tall they are... ?
    it's only a silly question, if you're asking cos you want to buy them wellies

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynda66 View Post
    it's only a silly question, if you're asking cos you want to buy them wellies
    Can you get wellies to fit depending on how tall you are then?
    My girls found their way into my heart and now they nest there

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    well working on the assumption that chickens legs are about a quarter of their height ..... yup

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynda66 View Post
    well working on the assumption that chickens legs are about a quarter of their height ..... yup
    What with high heels on a sheep (re avatar!) and chickens with wellies on..............is there something you'd like to tell us Lynda? Lol
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