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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Melissa2173, May 11, 2011.

  1. Melissa2173

    Melissa2173 Songster

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    I am new to raising chicks and loving it! I have 8 total and they are all doing great. I have a Barred Rock that isn't growing. She looks the same as when she was a few days old except she is feathering out some on her wings. She eats, drinks and acts normal. Any ideas on what's going on? Thanks!
     

  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    [​IMG] from Indiana!!! [​IMG]
    Sure she isn't a bantam?
     
  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    I have seen multiple posts about chicks not growing... I wonder why?! Anyway, if you go to the Raising Chicks section there should be a few topics (threads) there about it...

    Welcome to BYC!!
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  4. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! You have come to the coolest place on the internet for chicken knowledge.

    I started with chickens last summer and the people of BYC have been great. This year I have tried hatching and buying chicks for even more chickeny joy. Please visit my BYC Page for my blog links that you may find informative or amusing.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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  6. chickensRcute

    chickensRcute In the Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! I had a chick this year that took a long time to get bigger and to feather out, she is now all of the sudden the same size as the other chicks! I think if she is acting okay and eating fine she will grow on her own time line![​IMG]
     
  7. Farm_Maven

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    I'd say she'll catch up. One of my Golden Comets was real small too, but he's doing well, feathering well, and growing daily. He has nearly caught up with the others I bought at the same time, and the same size as the Barred Rocks I bought just a couple days later.
     

  8. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.
     
  9. DuckLover179

    DuckLover179 Waddles & Puddles

    Nov 28, 2010
    California
    Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG] Thanks for joining!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
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