Flop, Flap, FLY!
may grow an inch a day between 10 and 30 days of age! After that,
their body growth slows. More energy goes into growing their adult
chicks won’t fly until they are about 60-70 days old.
Until then, they hop, run and flap. White feathers replace their
rusty down coat.
Their wings and strong, long black flight feathers grow.