Chicken that want grow at 8 months size of chick !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jacob Temple, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. Jacob Temple

    Jacob Temple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This chick is a Black Australorp rhode island red cross it is so small here is a pic of it with my bantam barred cochin hen and it is so small and the other pic is of its sisters that are the same age and the grown hens and they are about as big as there moms but this chick is so small what is going on ?
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It might have something internally wrong with it that is affecting its growth. As long as it acts normal and healthy, it will probably live a perfectly happy life. Are you sure that it is the sister of those other hens? Is it possible that it is another breed, like a bantam?
     
  3. Jacob Temple

    Jacob Temple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it acts like a normally chicken i worry about if it don't will it lay small eggs or die b/c big eggs and no i just got the parents but they were my aunt and uncles and blacks and rhode island reds are the only thing they have other than an pair of frizzles but they were in a pen with top bottom you know and they are the only chickens around there area but i went and got some eggs b/c my hen that was setting didn't have any eggs just a golf ball lol
     

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