AGE OF CHICKS ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cajunlizz, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Hubby went to the feedstore and came home 1st. time with Rhode Island Red chicks ... He was told they were about 2 weeks old .

    HOW can you tell how old the chicks are ?:rolleyes:rolleyes::


    I am editing to add your photo

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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Show us a photo. When you have been around new chicks alot you learn to look at the fluff and new feather growth and over all look of the chick and can pretty much pin point an age.
     
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    SORRY , I am new to this forum and I have no idea how to POST pics in here
     
  4. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:BUT I did e-mail you .... WISH I could also tell the SEX of my little bunch
     
  5. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Here is the best I can do with age progression without going crazy looking in a hundred different files.

    day olds:
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    about 4 weeks old (boys):
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  6. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would agree your chicks are 2 - 3 weeks old due to the feathering on the wings.
     
  8. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:Thank you very much [​IMG]
     
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Yup they are around 2 weeks old.
     
  10. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:OK , you said 2- 3 weeks old ? OK ... Do they start flying at this young age ? We hold our hand out and they jump on our hand , [​IMG] and jump back in the cage .
     

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