Do Barred Rock chicks grow fast?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Joecola123, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. Joecola123

    Joecola123 In the Brooder

    Aug 1, 2009
    Hi I have two 6 1/2 week old Barred rocks that I am planning to add to the flock of 15 week old cochins in a few weeks. I wanted to know if they grow faster then cochins?
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd say they grow about the same, but I've seen some cochins that were getting huge at 3 months.

    I wouldn't put them together until the younger ones are at least 16 weeks... otherwise they'll get beat up.

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