3+5 big changes.... ( pic heavy )

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by new chick mummy, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

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    Well here are our 5 chick's again.
    Nearly 4weeks old now and there have been some big changes.
    Our little EE seems to be tiny compared to the reds and our unknown white has discovered the art of flying and perching on top of the brooder. :)
    Are they OK to eat any veg yet and if so what's best to try them on first?
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    Ee
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    Mystery [​IMG]white

    I love her mowhark :)
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    Our black one is a bit bossy at the minute
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    Red 2
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    Thank you all in advance for your input and most of all patience and guidance.
     
  2. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 4 weeks old. They been eating strawberries (ones that fell off and ones birds pecked) and cabbage leaves that I tear into small pieces for a week now. Yesterday, they had a small tv dinner: corn, smashed potatoes, and chicken fried steak. It was cooked, left out, and no one ate it. I cut the meat into very small pieces and put it in with chicks instead of throwing it away. The container it was in was spotless when they were done with it.

    I would say feed them what ever scrap vegetables you have available.
     
  3. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your reply.
    They are 4 weeks tomorrow and they've tried cabbage leaves themselves and their normal chick crumb.
    Will introduce another new food in a few days and see how they go from there.
    Have you any idea on gender or breed for my chick's by any chance? :)
     
  4. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About all I can tell you, Polish chickens have feathers on top of their heads. You might try searching here for polish.
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    If your chicks are not outside to get their own grit you should supply some for them. Once they eat table scraps and such they need grit to aid in digesting it.
     
  6. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    Ones with moehawks are polish crosses, reds are speckled sussex? and blacks are astralorps
     
  7. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much for your input . Ooh its all so exciting. They're so much fun. And once we are over our snow and it starts to warm up a bit, they will have their first adventure outdoors.
    Keep an eye opener for more pictures as I'm always snapping away at them hehe :D
     
  8. they should be fine with a little grit


    umm...is it just me or does it look like you have all cockerals.....?
     
  9. new chick mummy

    new chick mummy Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh I hope they aren't all rooms as they will have to go back to the farm nd be exchanged.
    That will be a real shame too seeing as we watched them hatch and have raised them ourselves.:(
    Time will tell, but when the farmer collected the incubator etc he said the EE was definitely a pullet but couldn't be sure on the others.:/
    They are 4+1 now, when will we be able to tell for sure on their gender?
    Thanks Edie
     
  10. take some more pics

    Cockerals (i think)

    Red 1

    EE FOR SURE
    Mystery
    Black one
    Red 2
     

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