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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by smoke202, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. smoke202

    smoke202 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got chickens last March. As of January they look like they are about 20 weeks old. They have a pale comb. Eating habits are very good. They never grew stayed small. Haven't laid any eggs. Have tried antibiotics & worm medicine. Nothing has helped. Does anyone have any idea what caused this.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You might want to try posting in the Managing Your Flock forum about them... pictures might help also. What breed are they? What are you feeding them? Have they ever been ill that you know of?
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. smoke202

    smoke202 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the replies. They are Welsummer, Delaware, Americana, They were never sick. Just never grew to the adult size. I started with chick feed an went on up with the other stages of food. I've had chickens many years. This is the first en counter. I had with this problem. I contacted the hatchery twice from where I purchased an they will not respond. I have looked everywhere for an answer. This is my last resort
     
  6. gander007

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  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Can you post pictures?
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you think they sent you the correct breeds? Any chance they could have sent bantam variety of the breeds you wanted?
     

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