shock over feather growth

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cary 1973, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. cary 1973

    cary 1973 Songster

    ok is it just me or do these little peeps grow feathers in like a min i swear my little less then week old baby has these little feathers on her wing you could barly call them feathers i went up mixed up a cake for my daughters birthday put it in the over came down and i **** you not this bird grew 4 full lenght feathers in like 20 min. they just like pop out of no where. any one else noticing this with there babys

  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    It is crazy how fast they can grow feathers, but what you describe is even faster than I recall with my chicks lol.

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