New to backyard chickens + questions about breeds / age

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by phat chick, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. phat chick

    phat chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I'm a newcomer to the forum and raising chicks for the first time. I've been doing a lot of research trying to get my chicks adjusted and Google kept bringing me here, so I decided to join. :D

    I've had these three for about a week now.


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    After comparing them with photos of other chicks I'd estimate that they're about three weeks old, but I can't be sure. I'd like to hear the thoughts of the more experienced. How old do they look? And what breeds are they?

    Thanks in advance. I'm looking forward to reading the discussions here.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2013
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] They do seem to be around the 2-3 week mark. Breeds wise it's hard for me to tell at such a young age. You can post some pics of them in the What Breed Or Gender is This? section and ask the members there to have a guess. Enjoy the site!
     
  3. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    A barred rock, the striped one
    A black australorp
    And the brown one, I don't have a clue.
    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve. :frow
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] what a pretty group to start with
     

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