How long does a chick stay cute?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AmyRey, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol

    A photographer friend of mine wants to buy some chicks to use as Easter photo props. (Kudos to her for investigating first.) I've happily agreed to take them when she's through using them.

    She wants to know how it takes them to start developing their adult feathers and lose their cuteness.
     
  2. Pascal PicklePants

    Pascal PicklePants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the ones I recently hatched started getting wing feathers at day 3 or 4.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, cuteness is in the eye of the beholder.... Mine are over 3 weeks and I think cuter every day in their own way. If she wants total absence of feathers, though, she'd best catch them as day olds at most.
     
  4. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay - Thanks ya'll! [​IMG]
     
  5. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when their poo starts to smell bad. [​IMG] Kinda like human babies. [​IMG]
     
  6. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Quote:oh my goodness...I came into this thread to post those EXACT same words. [​IMG]
     
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forever!! Mine are already giving me the stink eye at 10 days old.
     
  9. GeneJordan

    GeneJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are easiest to pose as day olds. They'll sit somewhere warm for a few minutes to give you a chance to get pictures. The older they get the less they like sitting while you put a camera in their face. [​IMG] My 3 week olds look like some kind of chicken/vulture cross at the moment.
     

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