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Bantam Andalusians

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TheSpiceGirls, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Crowing

    Oct 6, 2010
    Bay Area, CA
    I bought three Andalusians 16 weeks ago and let my broody Buff Orpington raise them. I got one white and two blue. Cute little girls. But I'm looking at them today thinking, they are pushing 17 weeks old and they are still TINY. The most friendly one is a touch smaller than the other two and barely tips the scales at 1.5 lbs.

    Did get bantams by accident?

    I've looked up bantam Andalusians and while they do exist, they appear to be quite rare so I kind of doubt that could have happened.

    And I will admit that I more familiar with raising Buff Orpingtons and Jersey Giants so maybe I'm just used to the bigger breeds and these guys take more time to mature?

    Anyone have any insight for me?

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