Any Idea How Old My Babies Are??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SilkieMama17, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. SilkieMama17

    SilkieMama17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these Silkie chicks on Saturday, April 9th at TSC, and they didn't tell me how old they were. They have shot up a ton and are feathering out so fast, especially the past few days and they just seem really big all of a sudden LOL. Can anyone tell based on the pics about how old they might be?? (all 4 pics are of my lil sweet heart, Twinkie)

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  2. kerrysmommy

    kerrysmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would sayy about a week to 2 when my silkies where that big thats how old they were [​IMG]
     
  3. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im guessing barely a week old?!?!
     
  4. SilkieMama17

    SilkieMama17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I'm guessing they are over a week, since I've had them for more than a week now. I think they were probably a few days old when I picked them up, bc they were the last in their bin, and almost the last ones left in the store so I think the shipment had been in for a few days by the time I got there. Someone else I talked to said they might be pushing 2 weeks by now. It's so hard to tell LOL They grow so darn fast! My one (Tweek) is almost flying out of their brooder already! [​IMG]
     
  5. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Actually, the silkies tend to sell out FAST so you probably got them the day they were put in the bin (only a couple of days old at the time).

    Congrats, they're adorable!
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Between 1-2 weeks old. I miss my silkies, but my big babies are loved, too. [​IMG]
     
  7. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    *Posted on wrong thread. Sorry!*
     
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  8. SilkieMama17

    SilkieMama17 Out Of The Brooder

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    We just found out last week that we are having another lil Girl [​IMG]
     
  9. Papa Rooster

    Papa Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TSC gets new supplies of chicks every mon and weds morning.
     

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