How do you tell how big a chick is?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DragonClaw01, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2013
    I'm trying to remember the age of the chickens I have now, Rosecomb leghorn pullets, and got them on 11/04/13, they were mostly fully feathered, long legged and only needed chick starter for a few more weeks, until the bag emptied(25 lbg) and I had around 12 in all(including one bantam rooster and one bantam hen), and then be put on layer pellets. I'm guessing they were a month old or so, the last of the season and they sold them to me at a discounted price so they didn't have to watch them anymore. Can anyone post pictures of "chick stages"?
  2. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2014
    Buffalo Wyoming
    I don't have any pictures but if they were fully feathered they were probably at least 6 weeks old. But leghorns do feather out really quick.

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