I can't believe how fast they grow!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by smkchick, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. smkchick

    smkchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2011
    Lawnguyland
    My three little chicks arrived Tuesday from chickensforbackyards.com and I can't believe how much they've grown already. Even my boyfriend ("chickens?!??!?") commented on how they've changed.

    I took them out of the brooder for a little "mommy" time this morning. I lay down on the floor with them and they curled up under my "wing" and started dozing off. It's a good thing I got excessed from my job so I can be home to enjoy this...


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    Then they practiced their free range skills:

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    While their big "sister" showed off in the garden:

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    I think I need a job...[​IMG]
     
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my Black Sex Link was so small and itsy bitsy when we first got them and now as big as the pictured one. my three kids at 3 weeks.

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    and now;

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  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is amazing isn't it...you have to take weekly pics to remind yourself what they were...

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    one of my EE pullets at 2 days old...

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    now at 16 weeks.....wow!
     
  4. Momma on a Mission

    Momma on a Mission Out Of The Brooder

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    Yup, mine are hitting the teenage stage and had their first outing yesterday. Lots of scratching and dust baths in the sunshine. [​IMG]
     
  5. smkchick

    smkchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2011
    Lawnguyland
    Wow. Some beautiful girls there! I was so confused as to what breed my teenager is, but she's the twin of your black sex link, SteveBaz. I got her about a month ago and had no idea of her age or breed.

    I love to watch the chicks spread their little wings - too cute! [​IMG]
     
  6. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh here are mine...enjoying a cuddle...
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    2 weeks..
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    first time out in the coop..
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    and now...at school showing the kids how to lay an egg...!
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  7. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is amazing how in just 8 weeks they turn into a teenager! [​IMG]
     
  8. Chook Norris

    Chook Norris New Egg

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    I am going to take pictures of my chicks when I get home so I have something to compare it to in a couple weeks.
     
  9. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I love that first pick of your babies sleping under your 'wing'...
     
  10. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if they turn into teens at 8 weeks, I've got 3 that's going to be middle aged before they start laying.[​IMG]
     

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