WOW! Cant believe how much Fuzzy Butts eat! 2 pics

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gilligans island, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. gilligans island

    gilligans island In the Brooder

    Feb 3, 2011
    Valleyford Wa.
    Just got our chicks saturday! They' eating and growing so quickly! 6 total chicks. 2 rhodies
    2 barred rocks, 1 sex link and 1 new hampshire red. Nice addition to the 5 rhodie hens and
    rhodie roo. trying to raise a nice bunch to supply the family with eggs. Have become Chicken
    addicted![​IMG] EEEPP!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks BYC'ers for all the info of chicken everything!!
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2011

  2. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Songster

    Feb 19, 2011
    Grounded on Earth
    They definitely do eat alot! I thought a 25lb bag of chicken starter would be too much, but it's actually good they come in that size [​IMG]
  3. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Crowing

    Oct 6, 2010
    Bay Area, CA
    They practically grow before your eyes. I took lots of photos so we could compare their growth one week to the next and it was loads of fun.
    I was wishing I had a scale at that time to I could also weigh them to watch their progress.
  4. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Songster

    Aug 2, 2008
    Fremont, Wisconsin
    for such tiny creatures, they sure can pack away the food, can't they?

  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member 8 Years

    May 11, 2010
    Baby chicks grow like kudzu on a hot summer day.

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