3 month old Large Orpington Roo - - how large is too large?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by curtsey13, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. curtsey13

    curtsey13 In the Brooder

    May 31, 2010
    Pennington, NJ
    HI, I am new to the "Chicken" world and this is my first small flock. I have a male Orpington roo who is VERY large compared to the Orp hen and EE hens. My concern is that he is always laying down. He will walk a couple of steps and then lay down. If it comes to chasing something in the large outdoor pen/ field, he seems to do fine and I haven't noticed any limping. They are all just over 3 months and I just don't know if that is "normal" behavior. Thanks so much for any insight [​IMG]

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