Relative sizes of chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenchichi, May 17, 2016.

  1. chickenchichi

    chickenchichi Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 8 2-week-old chicks in my brooder: 2 Golden laced Wyandottes, 2 Easter Eggers, 2 Speckled Sussies, a Rhode Island Red, and a Polish. I know there's always differences in size within a chicken's own breed so you cant really know for sure, but in general which chicken breeds are bigger than the others, both within my flock and among all breeds? My Easter Eggers are both my biggest and smallest chicks so far.
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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    The Sussex and Wyandotte will be your largest birds. They are same adult size.
     
  3. chickenchichi

    chickenchichi Out Of The Brooder

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    The Sussies don't surprise me, they're both pretty big now, but the Wyandottes do! They're my 2nd and 3rd smallest chicks currently.
     

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