How big should four week old chicks be?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Barbeque, May 14, 2010.

  1. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine still fit in the palm of my hand, with the exception of the only chick I know for sure isn't a bantam...
     
  2. cabot

    cabot Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine are 4 1/2 weeks old and they are getting pretty big.... I have one buff orpington that still fits in the palm of my hand and I'm not sure why she is so small....
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  3. suzyq53511

    suzyq53511 Drowning in Chickens!

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    She's 4 weekish
     
  4. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    arg then mine are 4 weeks also here I was saying 5 and 1/2 weeks old lol so mine were probably 1 week old when I got them.. and i had no clue, the stupid man at feed store kept saying 6 weeks but I knew that couldnt be so cause they didn't have all their feathers. I got them on April 25th . This picture was taken may 10th .

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  5. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    StormyMoon - Are you expecting yours to all be pullets? I am pretty sure the one in the front of the picture is a rooster. It's comb is very pink for the age.
     
  6. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea 3 are pullet and 1 is roo

    What age do you think , this is confusing?

    Also it only just turned that color within the last few days or so but yea he still lacks his adult feathers around his neck he looks kind of awkward.
     
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  7. suzyq53511

    suzyq53511 Drowning in Chickens!

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    They look around 6 weeks to me too
     
  8. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The barred rock chickens I have are almost the size of your chicken up in the picture but not quite that big
     
  9. suzyq53511

    suzyq53511 Drowning in Chickens!

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    She's almost 5 weeks. like 4.5 I think the lady said.
     

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