Ugly Babies?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kellichick, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Kellichick

    Kellichick Out Of The Brooder

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    I just have a quick question....is it normal for White Leghorn babies to be ugly as sin when they're getting their feathers? I've brooded Dominiques, Barred Rocks, RIR's, NH Reds, Australorps and none of them were ugly during this stage. I just want to make sure that this is normal.....THANX! [​IMG]
     
  2. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any white leghorns, but my Delawares were pretty ugly. lol
     
  3. Kellichick

    Kellichick Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe it's just because they're white and you can see everything......
     
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might wanna post some pictures, I just recently raised some Leghorns and never thought they were ugly at all, even in their ugly stage
     
  5. Wildflower_VA

    Wildflower_VA Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think they all go through an "ugly duckling" stage. Maybe just more noticeable on a white chick. My Australorps definitely had a stage of so ugly they were cute.
     
  6. Kellichick

    Kellichick Out Of The Brooder

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    You asked for it! LOL!


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  7. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they are going through the puberty stage. We humans do growing up. But I have never seen an ugly chick/chicken. They are all unique and personable in their own way.
     
  8. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops, well maybe. Just keep looking at the cute little faces and bypass the body for awhile.
     
  9. Hhoky

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    Quote:Ugly Stage? This is something they grow out of? I think mine are still ugly. Sweet yes, but ugly. (4 months) [​IMG]
     
  10. Wildflower_VA

    Wildflower_VA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwwwww I think they are cute! Sweet, too!
     

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