Uuuum... when are they no longer chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by allig8r, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. So, my chicks are 16 weeks old and THEY ARE BIG! [​IMG]

    I feel so weird coming to the "raising chicks" forum for them, but as they haven't laid eggs yet--they're chicks, right?

    Is there a point at which I need to leave all you lovely folks and pose questions to a more appropriate forum? Say it ain't so--and if it is, tell me where to go!

    (expecting eggs soon!!! Opened the nest boxes!!!)
     
  2. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

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    At 16 weeks, I would be calling them young pullets.
    this forum is for ALL CHICKENS of any age. I do not know of a friendlier place to go than right here to learn all there is to kow about raising chickens.
    So it "ain't so". There I said it. Hope you stay.
    Gayle
    Chi lady in Michigan
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I have read that at 3 months old, basically they cease to be chicks.
     
  4. Well, you'd be hard pressed for me to actually LEAVE; but I may have posted my questions about them in another forum here... kwim?

    Okay... young pullets. And awaiting EGGS!!!!!
     

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