can chicken be midgets??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenbuttsowhat, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i know sounds weird but i got some sizzle chicks 2 months ago from a near by breeder well past few weeks theres this one pullet who well..... is 2 times smaller then its sisters and brother i mean she still looks like a chick but with all her grown up feathers like the others and shes got her lil blue ear lops like the others shes same age and everything so i was wondering if chickens could have dwarfism i'll try get a pic of her soon
     
  2. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be a bantam maybe?
     
  3. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they r all bantams thats why kind of got me confused their dad a bantam bearded silkie and mom bantam cochin
     
  4. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sure dwarfism is a possibility
     
  5. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    If there's any Serama in them, those are TINY!
     
  6. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no the lady only has pure breed silkies and cochins thats only bantam chickens she has other then bantam RIR who r also pure breed and r kept in different coops
     
  7. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heres a pic of her and her sister who was hatch same day as her
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    also a close up pic of her neck so u can see she has all her big feathers
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  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I had a tiny Polish bantam hen, that was super small. I mean, when the other were full grown, she was the size of a robin. Sadly, she was taken by a predator. I think a neighbor's cat, when I turned my back for just a short time......Oh how I loved her. She loved to be cuddled and hand fed.
     
  9. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aww im sorry to hear i told my bf that i might have to put her in the baby brooder during the winter cuz i dont want her to freeze to death shes just so tiny and cuz i was thinking about naming Lil Bit or something like that do u think she would be able to lay normal eggs or at all?
     
  10. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:I think that's a good idea. That way you know she'll be safe and warm since she's tiny. As far as her laying eggs, you never know. My friend has an extra small silkie that lays eggs, but has never gone broody. My little Polish gal was taken before she was old enough to lay.

    I would love to see a pic!
     

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