Bantam or standard size???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cdross, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. cdross

    cdross Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered some chicks in may. They are cochins, supposed to be the standard size. They don't seem to be getting very big. I am just wondering if anyone knows how big a 2 month old standard size cochin should be. I am really thinking they are bantams.
     
  2. chikkinlittlesc

    chikkinlittlesc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standard Cochins do not grow very fast like other breeds. I had some hatch a week and a half ago and they are just now getting wing feathers. Other breeds start to feather around age 4 or 5 days old.
    Hope this helps.[​IMG]
     
  3. cdross

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    yeah it kinda does. they have all their feathers, they just seem bantamish...I guess I will just have to wait and see. thanks
     
  4. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post photos of them on here? I have a ton of bantams and a few standards in my flock. My standard size ones are 12 weeks old and huge. Maybe if we see photos we can tell you for sure what they are.
     
  5. cdross

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    yeah i can get pics i have to charge my camera.
     
  6. cdross

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    Last edited: Jul 19, 2008
  7. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Per photos...definitely standards...see my post on your other thread.
     

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