Baby chicks growing too fast?

OneCrazyCowgirl

Songster
7 Years
Oct 20, 2012
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H&B Hens (My Flock) Texas
Hello BYC. I recieved 17 chicks wednesday of last week. It's been about a week and they alright have their wing feathers in and are huge and already flapping their wings. They are 7 Speckled Sussex 2 RIR 2 BRs 1 Silkie 2 Silver Spangled Hamburgs. Are they growing too fast or is this normal?
 

hotrodflash

Songster
7 Years
Oct 18, 2012
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East Texas
They grow so fast at that age, they change daily. After a few weeks the obvious changes slow down and the weight and body size increases. That is what I am noticing with mine, my "Chicken Littles" are between 7-9 weeks old.
 

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