Chick growth spurts

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by saellis, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. saellis

    saellis Chirping

    Nov 30, 2012
    FEMA Region VIII
    My Coop
    My chicks seem to have had a big growth spurt today while I was at work. They seem significantly larger and are sporting new feathers. They seemed to change little in the previous 3 days. Anybody else notice something like this or do your birds' growth and development seem be steady?
  2. Chook Chick

    Chook Chick Chirping

    Feb 5, 2013
    Security, Colorado
    My chicks are growing like crazy too! I got them when they were just under 2 weeks old; they are 4.5 weeks now and are so big already.... they still have a little fuzz in just a few places but for the most part they have their feathers! I've noticed their combs are starting to get very distinctive and they are testing their wings often.

    They've grown and so has their appetite!!

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