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
Partridge Plymouth Rocks - 2 1/2 weeks old
Partridge Plymouth Rock pullet - 11 weeks old
Speckled Sussex - 2 1/2 weeks old
Delaware and Speckled Sussex pullets at 6 weeks old
Speckled Sussex pullet at 11 weeks of age
Speckled Sussex pullet - 15 months old
Same Speckled Sussex pullet at 7 months of age
White Crested Black Polish and a White Crested Blue Polish chicks - 2 1/2 weeks old
Buff Laced Polish - 2 1/2 weeks old
Silver Laced Polish - 2 1/2 weeks old
1 of the Buff Laced Polish and Silver Laced Polish at 6 weeks old
Buff Laced Polish and Silver Laced Polish pullets at 11 weeks of age
Silver Laced Polish pullet -- 15 weeks old - notice how the lacing changes as she grows.
All 4 Polish pullets (Silver Laced Polish, White Crested Black, White Crested Blue, and Buff Laced Polish chickens).
Buff Laced Polish pullet - 15 weeks of age
Funny Polish face - this Silver Laced Polish has a beard too.
Black Copper Marans - 2 1/2 weeks old
Black Copper Marans - 6 weeks old
Black Copper Marans - 11 weeks old
Black Copper Marans - 7 months old
Barnevelders - heavier body than the other chicks and much slower to feather - small wings.
1 of the Barnevelders at 7 months of age
Same pullet - 7 months of age
Welsummers at 2 1/2 weeks old
Welsummer pullet at 11 weeks of age
Welsummer -- 7 months old and laying pretty dark brown eggs
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)