Bantam or still growing?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenCrazy4ever, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. ChickenCrazy4ever

    ChickenCrazy4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have what I thought was 12 standard-sized Plymouth rocks from Ideal Poultry which I received back in February, but they aren't even as tall as my knee yet. Are they bantams or do chickens just take longer than 10 months to reach full size?
     
  2. DinosRBirds

    DinosRBirds Hunted by Moonlight

    Feb 1, 2011
    Lake Huron,MI
    tall as your knee? [​IMG]
    I don't think mine are that big and they're FULL GROWN roos!!
     
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  3. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how tall you are but I'm 6' and my bantams only make it half way to my knee, regular chickens are about knee height to me. My barred rocks have not been "tall"
     
  4. ChickenCrazy4ever

    ChickenCrazy4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to mention that some of my friends have the same breed and theirs are at least twice the size of mine.
     
  5. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm maybe ideal just has small birds. I've only ever had mcmurray. Could they be stunted from worms or such? You should post pictures :) How much do they weigh?
     
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