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Help!! Chicks not growing!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ilovemyladies!, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 RIR/Wyandotte chicks that are almost 5 weeks old. They are the size of 3 wk old chicks! They have feathers but they are soooo small! Their combs are very tiny also. In early spring I had some NHR but they grew sooo fast! Why are they so small?! [​IMG]


    **Any input would be great**
    Thanks!
    Shannon [​IMG]
     
  2. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    I'm sure they're just fine! Are they your eggs? If they came from some place else, they might be bantams. [​IMG]
     
  3. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. I received them from a friend. I'll ask them if they are bantams. Thanks!
     
  4. Chick15

    Chick15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are eating and drinking and look overall healthy then they will be just fine, many people have little chicks who seem to not grow, but turn out fine!
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree if they eating, drinking and pooping ok, then I wouldn't worry.
     
  6. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The guy said they were gonna be small like their parents. So no worries now! [​IMG]
    Thanks to everyone who replied!!

    -Shannon [​IMG]
     

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