How old are my Cornish Rocks?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by JNorth, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. JNorth

    JNorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone give me an idea of how old these Cornish Rocks are? When we got them their wings were just starting to feather. We've had them for 2 weeks.

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I don't think they are over 3 weeks. They were probably a few days old when you got them. You could call and find out when the shipment arrived. They were probably 2 or 3 days the day they got them.
     
  3. jecombs

    jecombs Out Of The Brooder

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    They look exactly like mine, feathered on the body but still fuzzy on the head. Mine are 3 weeks old today.
     
  4. JNorth

    JNorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Partyfowl

    Partyfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like they are still inside your house? Watch out Cornish's get stinky much fast then standard chickys! If possible I would move them into the garage or garden shed or even the neighbors house. [​IMG]
     
  6. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 4 1/2 weeks, and in a shed as it is really cold. I never thought of the nieghbors house or garage to aviod chicken dust and cornish X. Great suggestion.
     
  7. JNorth

    JNorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep they are in our house. I change the bedding (shredded paper) very often. That's partially why I was asking about their age. I can't wait until they are old enough to be moved into the woodshed coop. I refuse to use a heat lamp in there for safety reasons though so they need to be able to keep themselves warm out there. Maybe next week.....
     
  8. daviechik

    daviechik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    omg are those photos great! i love the last one!!!!!

    gonna be hard not getting attached to them i swear, mine are TWO weeks today and im still a nervous wreck over them.
     

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