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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Momto3boys, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Momto3boys

    Momto3boys Out Of The Brooder

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    Good afternoon!! I just got my first chicks this week at tractor supply, first we got six hens, then I got six bantams, they were mixed, not sure of the sex. We lost one bantam already, it was really small, so I don't think it was anything I did. I've got them seperated for now, but I'm wondering how to tell how old they are?
     
  2. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Hello and welcome to BYC! If you could post some pictures someone could probably give you a good idea how old they are by how much feathering is going on, wings, etc.
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can post pics, folks on here would be able to tell you better by seeing them. Are they fuzzy, how tall, some feathering?
     
  4. Lizzy_Lane_Farm

    Lizzy_Lane_Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    My chicks are 1 week today and their tail feathers are just starting to grow longer than their "fluff"

    Not sure if that helps or not.

    Karyn
     
  5. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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