Runt in flock

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Cbell1536, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Cbell1536

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    This one is a runt,it acts normal but a little smaller than the rest.I hope it does ok.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    The gray one?

    It doesn't look that different to me.
    I weigh chicks at intervals and they do vary from a little to a lot.

    Also, they're different breeds, so their adult size will vary - sometimes dramatically.
     
  3. Cbell1536

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    Thank you.I have worried about it.But like I said it acts normal.Just a little smaller.
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I agree, it looks like the same size. Cute fuzzy butts you've got! Love your pics too! thanks for sharing.
     
  5. Cbell1536

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    Thanks and they have started getting feathers.They look a lot different now.
     
  6. Cbell1536

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    She is doing great.
     
  7. Cbell1536

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    Oh I named her Grey.
     

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