aging chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wccs2001, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. wccs2001

    wccs2001 Out Of The Brooder

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    we found the chicks we wanted at the local ace, but they didn't know the hatch date. their shipment came in on 4/6. i'm assuming they were hatched that day, or the day before. is there a way to tell by looking at feathers? ours have the pin feathers on the wings which are beginning to 'feather out' at the tips.
     
  2. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i get chicks on a saturday i assume they are almost a week old since most places around here get chicks on mondays or tuesdays and it usually takes 2 days to ship and they are a day old when shipped
     
  3. wccs2001

    wccs2001 Out Of The Brooder

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    awesome! i got mine on saturday too.

    thanks so much!
     

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