Chick sizes?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SimonChicken, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. SimonChicken

    SimonChicken In the Brooder

    Dec 28, 2013
    Markyate, London England
    Hey I have 5 chicks that hatched a day early, and realised that my leghorns were smaller than what I assumed to be a silkie chick. It has 5 toes and feathery legs. It's the darker coloured one in the picture.The leghorn is the one right next to it in the middle of the photo. [​IMG]

  2. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chirping

    Nov 23, 2013
    Some chicks just vary in size. The Leghorns, if a little small, generally hatch up within the first month or so. Silkies, for being a small breed of chicken, I've noticed don't start out as small as say, my LF EE or even my Bantam EE's.

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