Is this normal feathering for a 1 or 2 day old GLW & EE

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by barg, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Just got these from the feed store. I know they got them today, they came from privett like my other chicks.
    The feed store insists they have to be 1 or 2 days old, privett says this is normal. My dom and aust didnt get these till like a week or 2 old????

    Easter Egger

    Golden Laced Wyandotte

    Is this normal feather growth at this age?
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2007
  2. missusduray

    missusduray Songster

    May 20, 2007
    Northern Minnesota
    Looks like my chicks did at a day old. Mine are going to be 2 weeks old and they have full wing feathers and some tail feathers and are getting back feathers. So I would say that yes, it is normal. That is just my opinion.
  3. mlheran

    mlheran Songster

    I'd say it's normal. When I look over all the new chicks at the feed store there is quite a variety of wing feathering, so it's nothing to worry about. [​IMG]
  4. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    Good heavens barg, show me a pic of your babies, not just their WINGS! I wanna see, I wanna see.....
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I would say in thoes pics they are 3 days old. They are truly day olds if they have their egg tooth.

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