Bantam chick ??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crazy cat lady, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. crazy cat lady

    crazy cat lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2008
    NW Illinois
    I've got 3 bantam chicks from TSC and was wondering if they are slow growers? They are not quite the size as a standard chick. Will I be able to tell their sex? Roos comb or no comb. I'm thinking I have cornish rock bantams. they are a cream color.
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Just think of them as mini chickens. Not any slower but stay smaller.
  3. aidenbaby

    aidenbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    One of my bantams is almost the same size as my standard chicks. Enough so that i wonder if she really is a bantam. She's also ahead of everyone developmentally though.
  4. Foxhound lady

    Foxhound lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2008
    TX baby!
    Think of them as small dogs they never really get big!.

    They will feather at the same rate as must of the larger hens (most of the bantams anyway). They just arent going to be over a certian weight range. which means you can have more of them [​IMG]

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