chicks supposed to be one week old?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cindy2020, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Cindy2020

    Cindy2020 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got these chicks and they said they are one week old?
    The light brahmas are huge compared to the black silkies.
    think they may have given me three week old Brahmas.
    Anyone familiar with the breeds?[​IMG]
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brahmas is a large breed.
    Silkie is a bantam.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, your Brahma is not a bantam. And does indeed look to be about a week old.
     
  4. Cindy2020

    Cindy2020 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you ....I am new to this and didn't realize how much of a size difference there would be.
    They told me at the farm store that they would get along well? I hope this is true.
    I have three Orpington hens 6 months old and they said they would all get along?
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Large breeds tend to pick on Silkies due to their small size and diminished vision. Would recommend having a different area for the Silkies.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Gray farms
     

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