And just like that....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Oceanseve, May 29, 2008.

  1. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Guthrie, OK
    my chics become chickens. Where'd the cute little furballs go?? I mean they are still mostly fluff, but now they have long necks and walk like chickens, perch like chickens, lots of little chicken feathers and they eye me like a raptor... yeah, Its kind of creepy, I pulled one of them out and the other three looked like they were about to mount an attack... should I be worried? [​IMG]
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Yep, thats the normal progression! [​IMG]
  3. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Its absolutely amazing to me how fast chickens grow up. My hatchilings are 17 weeks old now, hatched 2/1-2. The roos are larger than my RIR hen. The ladies are her size. They just don't weigh as much.

    Share some pics of your babies!
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Yup, it happens, and yes, be afraid, be very afraid!!!! Not that they will kill you or something, but that you will become so addicted once they are big that you will become overrun with chickies!!!!! LOL I like baby chickies. Like them a lot!!! However, I am totallly smitten with adult chickens. Cute gets old. Grown chickens are GORGEOUS, sweet, smart, AND make eggs for you!!! What more can one ask for in a pet!!!!! [​IMG]
  5. Hmm. I could have written this about my daughter several months ago! Waitasec...yesterday she was in diapers, in January she was in her wedding gown! How the heck did THAT happen?

    And while we're on that topic, how did I get to be nearly 50?

    Thanks for the warning that our chicklets grow up as quickly as our kids...I'll be sure to keep a camera nearby when my girls arrive!

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