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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mandolinmama, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 13, 2007
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    Hi there,
    I just purchsed some baby chicks and have no idea how old they are. They are all starting to get their wing feathers in on the tips.
    Any guess on their age? [​IMG]
     
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    they are a wk old.an maybe a tad older.
     
  3. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orlando, Florida
    Amazingly, chicks start feathering out as early as day 3, maybe earlier. I saw mine having definite feathers that early. Guess that when I really took a notice. Maybe they started a little earlier and didn't pay attention.
     
  4. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Here is a picture of one of my girls at 3 days old....

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