New to forum! Question about chick age?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Turken Lover, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Turken Lover

    Turken Lover New Egg

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    Hi everyone! I have been a lurker for a month or so and I finally regestered today! My question is at what age do the TSC/Farm stores sell their chicks? I ask because I went to the farm store and could not resist buying some litle ones! These are my first babies! I do have 20 older big girls, most given to me. But the babies are growing so fast I was just wondering their aprox age.

    When I got them they were about the size of my palm and cute little fuzzy things. Now(about a month later) they are almost fully featherd out and about 4 times the size!![​IMG]

    I truely have no clue on age with these being my first chicks and all!

    Thank you so much in advance!

    I also have to say this site is an awsome place for info!!
     
  2. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like you got them within the first week of their lives. It depends on when TSC got them in the store. I think they arrive as 1 day olds.
     
  3. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    I agree with debakadeb - - probably a week or less if they were still fuzzy. Their wing feathers come in first, often starting around 4 days or so, then body feathers.

    Good luck with your new babies! [​IMG]
     
  4. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    I got chicks from TSC and were told they were day olds [​IMG]
     

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