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

    Aug 15, 2010
    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

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    Yes, pictures would be great!
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    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

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    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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