Stunted growth, or Giant

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HeidiN, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. HeidiN

    HeidiN Chirping

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    97470156-9696-4600-9E5D-5ACB75C54A5E.jpeg E89E6638-4DAB-4AD8-820F-A0AE4731C958.jpeg I have a welsummer chick that is 2 weeks old and half the size of the other welsummer, same age. She eats, drinks, seems normal otherwise. She tends to stay near the heat more that the others. Is it possible the hatchery made a mistake on hatch dates? The bigger one is the same size as the domonique chicks a week older. Is one just giant or the other stunted? Their wing feathers are coming in slightly different color from each other, maybe they are not the same breed?
     
  2. Phoenixheart14

    Phoenixheart14 Chirping

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    What hatchery did you get them from? I recently got 2 Welsummers from ideal, one is huge and one is tiny as well.
     
  3. HeidiN

    HeidiN Chirping

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    I’ll have to find out where the local feed store gets their chicks from. I know I asked, but can’t remember.
     

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