Does Anyone else have a Bantam this Tiny?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CountryRoads, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. CountryRoads

    CountryRoads New Egg

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    I have a Quail Antwerp Belgium Pullet, She is 5 Months old and is so TINY, she is only one sixth the size of the other Bantams.
    A Robin is bigger than she is,
    I will send pictures of anyone who doesn't believe how Tiny this lil Bird really is. I can't imagine how she would ever
    lay an egg or hatch out any babies.
    Has anyone out there seen this before? I baught her at a Purebred hatchery.
    She is extremely friendly, Please anyone know why she is so Tiny?
     
  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, pictures would be great!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:I have yet to ever know a hatchery who actually does "pure" breeding.

    As with her size, it is likely just a trait that went through their stock, or a deficiency she experienced as a chick or inside the egg.
     
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a OEGB pullet who is very small, I've had people come over and ask if she was a dove. lol
     

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