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Average growth rate of a Sexlink chick?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lamaremybabies, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was casually reading BYC threads as I do, and I was curious if there were any threads on the average growth rate of a chick and there wasn't. So now I'm curious to see does anyone know the average growth rate of a Sexlink chick? Haha the things you think of when reading BYC threads :p
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Most chicks, including sexlinks, double in size every week for the first 6 weeks. Then the growth rate begins to slow.
     
  3. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. Cool thanks! No wonder they eat SO MUCH!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    and poo poo so often [​IMG]
     
  5. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So true! I cleaned their brooder out yesterday and put new shavings and you would think it has been at least 2-3 days since I last cleaned it.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    It really is quite amazing how quickly they go from being little balls of fluff to small chickens.
     
  7. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know! Mine are gonna be 1 month on the 28 and they are like 4 times the size that they were when I got them.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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