Baby chicks growing too fast?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OneCrazyCowgirl, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    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?
  2. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2012
    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.
  3. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok. I had some chickens, leghorns actually, and they didnt grow near as fast so I was wondering if something was up. Thanks
  4. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2012
    Lucky Duck Pond
    They do grow fast!

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