They grow so fast!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by NorthChicken, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. Chicks are 8 days old today, and I can't believe how quickly they are growing. Here come the wing feathers, and I think I see some tails sprouting as well!!

    They won't be able to fit on one hand for long!

    Little barred rock female

    Silver laced polish

    Fluffy butt

    Welsummer on left, Speckled sussex on right (and in back)




    Light Brahma next to mottled cochin bantam

    cochin hiding under brahma!


    All of them are named, some from my 4 year old, some from me.

    Does the last one (Spaghetti) look like a light Brahma to you? Got them from Mypetchicken, but she seems really dark for a light brahma.
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Adorable chicks! They do grow really fast, faster than you would think. In my opinion, Spaghetti is probably a Light-Brahma, but you won't know for sure until she gets older.
  3. I hope so! I really wanted a light brahma, but when I saw her, I was surprised at how dark gray she was!
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2013
  4. jdoane

    jdoane Songster

    Aug 7, 2013
    Western Massachusetts
    You have beautiful pictures!
  5. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

    Jun 21, 2009
    Beautiful photography too! What size lens did you use? I once tried to get chicks to stay in a basket but OmGosh it was hysterical!

    I love all the pictures!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. Thank you! I use a canon mark ii 5D, these were shot with a 60mm macro lens. [​IMG]

    The chicks caught on pretty quickly as to how to get out of the basket, so I had to make my shots quick!
  7. kcobbs

    kcobbs Chirping

    Aug 7, 2013
    your pictures are amazing and your little brahma is a light Brahma my look the same, when her feathers start coming out you'll see the white!

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