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Slow to grow

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 3 barred rocks, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. 3 barred rocks

    3 barred rocks Out Of The Brooder

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    My blue cochin is slow growing. She seems very happy just very small. Anyone seen this before
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Cochins are a breed that often lags behind. It's normal. Just make sure she is eating, drinking and acting like the others.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Is it possible she is a bantam cochin?
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    You are sure she isn't a bantam cochin?
    Here is my bantam girl...
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  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Hi Diva, bright minds think alike! Yep.
     
  6. arkansas55

    arkansas55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello and welcome[​IMG]
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. The other members might be right about her being a bantam Cochin. Even if she is a standard Cochin, like all of the really heavy breeds (Jersey Giants, Brahmas as well), they are slow to mature. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Cochin.
     
  8. 3 barred rocks

    3 barred rocks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much for all of your posts!
    I did talk to the farm where i got her.....and she is a BANTAM
    I am kinda new to this ..it's my second year of being a " Chicken Mama"
    and i am loving every minute of it![​IMG]
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. The mystery is solved. :eek:)
     
  10. RoosterLew

    RoosterLew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol...I remember my first Bantam. Bought 4 chicks all the same size. A week later one "just isn't growing right"...
     

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