Black stars are small-Everyone else is growing faster

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dumpling, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. Dumpling

    Dumpling Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered black stars, red stars, RIR and BR and recieved them 2/25. Red stars and RIR are really growing and feathering well. BR are growing some, but the Black stars are growing the least, one in particular is small. Is this normal and part of the growth patterns of these particular breeds? Thanks.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If the birds are uniformly growing within their breeds I wouldn't worry. Each strain of birds will be different in their growth so as long as they are eating and are peppy, they should be just fine.
     
  3. Dumpling

    Dumpling Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. It's amazing how quickly I have turned in a mother hen![​IMG]
     

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