Banty chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by playswithfowl, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    [​IMG]I have a bantam chick that is a mix between a cochin and some unknown breed. I was wondering when she/he will be full developed, in feather growth, and then size wise. Today he/she is a week and one day old, and already has wing feathers. Also, around when will I be able to know when she is hen or roo?

    Thanks, AJ
     
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  2. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't say how old your chick is, most chicks are fully feathered at about 5 or 6 weeks, mature and ready to lay eggs at about 20 weeks.
     
  3. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    anyone?:|
     
  4. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:Hi have a flock of 21 Banties, who are 18 weeks old. I have 5 Mottled cochins in this mix (2 boys/cockerals & 3 girls/pullets). I could tell the two boys around 6 weeks old due to the size of their combs and their small wattles.

    This is a scary pic but he is fine, just going thru feathering changes at 6 weeks old.

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    Same boy at 17 weeks old...

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    Hope this is some help!

    Dawn
     

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