Dose size of my chick matter(add pic)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 5peeps, May 12, 2008.

  1. 5peeps

    5peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello ,

    I bought 5 chicks about 4 weeks ago , 2 weeks ago I noticed that 2 of them were smaller then the others . So I figured they might not be as old as the others (a week behind in age) , One of the Barred Cochin and one of the buff orpington . But now the Barred Cochin is bigger then the buff opington and the buff doesn't seem to be growing (she eats drinks and sleeps sits on the roost ) Do I need to worry


    Thanks
    The Newbie


    ok so it has been week and the little one is still little , I was wondering now if it is ok to split them up and put the ones (when ready) that are fully feathered in to the coop and keep the two small not fully feathered one's in the booder a little longer . How far apart do you think they are . If need be can I put the bigger ones in the coop before the little ones or should I want and all at once . Also during the summer how hot is to hot for them .


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  2. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    If it is eating and drinking normally, I would not worry. Just keep an eye on them. They each develop differently and at a different pace.
     
  3. 5peeps

    5peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
    Cetawin
     
  4. 5peeps

    5peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. 5peeps

    5peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I add a pic to the post and had a couple more questions .

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    Any help would be great ..

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  6. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a huge difference! Are you sure they aren't bantams?
     
  7. 5peeps

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    Which one .
     
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