Wow, they Grow up FAST!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Whoops, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. Whoops

    Whoops Songster

    Aug 18, 2013
    Albuquerque, NM
    My teensy little baby chicks in my avatar, that I only got three weeks ago, now look like chickens! I even heard one "bok" today instead of chirping. They have gotten so much heavier that they broke the roost I made them! Wow, that was fast. I think I still have months to wait for eggs, but it seems like they just went "poof" overnight! I guess the 7 to 8 weeks is the magic growth spurt time.
  2. jdoane

    jdoane Songster

    Aug 7, 2013
    Western Massachusetts
    I was thinking the same thing. I put mine (5 weeks old) out in their run for several hours today. And I think they grew while they were out there!!! [​IMG]

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