Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mrchicken, May 5, 2011.

  1. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    How much longer until feathers?
    Mine ar 1 wk old
     
  2. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    What breed? Certain breeds, such as Buff Orpingtons take longer to mature into their feathers...
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Any minute now.

    I think all of mine had wingtips at 1 week.
     
  4. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 White Australorps and 2 Welsummers they are nearly 2 wks old
     
  5. AZSummer

    AZSummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine all had flight feathers after a few days. The older girls are 4-5 weeks old and are "mostly" feathered.

    * I'm not an expert, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night.
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2011
  6. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks
     
  7. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pictures of your birds? I have 6 welsummers and 8 black astralorps and they all have major wing development at a week old.

    I took this a few days ago..this is a welsummer at about 1.5 weeks

    [​IMG]
     
  8. mrchicken

    mrchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I would love to post and image but don't know how.
    My Welsummers look pretty much like yours.
     
  9. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure my are a week, they have feathers are their wing tips and some are starting get little feathers where their tails are.[​IMG]
     

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