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bantam chick question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hatchingegg, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. Hatchingegg

    Hatchingegg Hatching

    Jun 27, 2007
    is there any different way to take care of a bantam chick then you would a standard size?

  2. Judymae

    Judymae Songster

    Apr 22, 2007
    Merit, Tx
    I have 12 standard size chickies and 1 banty silkie right now in the brooder. The only thing I have to do differently is make sure the waterer and feeder is not to high up off the ground. I put both on top of a turned over bowl to try to keep the shavings out but you have to make sure the banty can still reach into it.

    I kept losing my little silkie amongst all the others. It is sooooo much smaller than the others. Here is a pic when we first got them.


    Now the difference is even more at 4 weeks old. I just haven't had a chance to get photos!

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