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SHOCKING!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Madjohn85, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. Madjohn85

    Madjohn85 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am shocked at the speed our chicks are growing.

    We have had them for a week and a day. And they are feathering their wings, and last night, as I was cleaning out the pine, I n oticed that some of them are getting tail feathers!!!

    I have a feeling that we may need to move them out of their brooder sooner than later. They are starting to try to escape everytime I open the lid. lol.

    But all in all, they sure are a delgiht. More fun than I thought they would be, and I had already thought they would be fun!

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  2. dirtbath

    dirtbath Out Of The Brooder

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    MINE TOO! At 3 days old, their little pin feathers were already out on their wings and I thought, "Geez, they wont be little baby fuzzys for very long"!!!
     
  3. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your new brood
     
  4. jakesbigpapa

    jakesbigpapa Out Of The Brooder

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    So awesome.....just makes me that more anxious to get our first brood at the end of this month.
     
  5. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pffft...My Cornish X are already picking out Prom outfits. [​IMG]
     
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  6. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations, I hope you enjoy the experience and that you are able to share it with someone else who enjoys it.
     
  7. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, they do grow fast, lol. Gosh, I keep seeing everyone with there chicks already here and it is making me anxious for my chicks to hatch! There are two weeks left this Monday. :D
     
  8. mrstillery09

    mrstillery09 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was going to make a post about the same thing! We got our chicks last Saturday and by Monday evening I could tell they looked bigger. I was not prepared for them to grow so quickly!
     
  9. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea mine are growing like weeds too. About 2 weeks old the look almost twice the size they were when I brought them home. Wing are almost completely feathered and tail feathers are about 3/4 inch long. Starting to sort out their pecking order and acting more like chickens every day.
     
  10. Madjohn85

    Madjohn85 Out Of The Brooder

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    At 9 days old!! Give or take 6 hours.

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