Runt or rpo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Danyander, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. Danyander

    Danyander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't really tell but the one on the right is smaller than her friend on left. Same breed and same age. Buff Orpington, 4 weeks. Runt or roo?
     
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  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    It's much too early to tell gender. It's not uncommon to see variations in size among chicks and some grow up to be slightly smaller or larger. I raised five Welsummer pullets two years ago. One was much smaller than the other four, and she grew into a rather petite little hen. However, her eggs are the same large size as her sisters'.
     
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  3. TheEggCollecter

    TheEggCollecter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed
     
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