September 2010: I received my new chicks in the mail from My Pet Chicken on September 15th. All arrived safe and sound. This page will document their growth.

Update May 2011: I currently have photos of them at 2 1/2 weeks, 6 weeks, 11 weeks, 15 weeks of age, and 7 months of age. Breeds listed here are: Black Copper Marans, Barnevelders, Partridge Plymouth Rocks, Speckled Sussex, Welsummers, Polish. I also have other breeds pictured on my from-chicks-to-pullets-to-hens page.

3 day old White Crested Black Polish
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Partridge Plymouth Rocks - 2 1/2 weeks old
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Partridge Plymouth Rock pullet - 11 weeks old
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Speckled Sussex - 2 1/2 weeks old
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Delaware and Speckled Sussex pullets at 6 weeks old
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Speckled Sussex pullet at 11 weeks of age
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Speckled Sussex pullet - 15 months old
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Same Speckled Sussex pullet at 7 months of age Chickens-adults004.jpg



White Crested Black Polish and a White Crested Blue Polish chicks - 2 1/2 weeks old
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Buff Laced Polish - 2 1/2 weeks old
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Silver Laced Polish - 2 1/2 weeks old
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1 of the Buff Laced Polish and Silver Laced Polish at 6 weeks old

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Buff Laced Polish and Silver Laced Polish pullets at 11 weeks of age
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Silver Laced Polish pullet -- 15 weeks old - notice how the lacing changes as she grows.
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All 4 Polish pullets (Silver Laced Polish, White Crested Black, White Crested Blue, and Buff Laced Polish chickens).

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Funny Polish face - this Silver Laced Polish has a beard too.

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Black Copper Marans - 2 1/2 weeks old
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Black Copper Marans - 6 weeks old
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Black Copper Marans - 11 weeks old

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Black Copper Marans - 7 months old
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Barnevelders - heavier body than the other chicks and much slower to feather - small wings.

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1 of the Barnevelders at 7 months of age

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Same pullet - 7 months of age Chickens-adults009.jpg
Welsummers at 2 1/2 weeks old
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Welsummer pullet at 11 weeks of age
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Welsummer -- 7 months old and laying pretty dark brown eggs
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The 2 eggs that are dark, but not the very darkest were laid by the Welsumer. The 2 darkest eggs were laid by the BCM (actually darker in person, but the flash lightened them a bit)
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