They seem small

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by johndeerematt, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. johndeerematt

    johndeerematt Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe I'm delusional, but my hens all seem kinda small for 20 weeks. My roosters weigh about six pounds and look normal sized, but the hens look small. Here's a picture of them, the five gallon feeder bucket being a reference. [​IMG]
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think that your chickens look normal sized, roosters are bigger than hens. :)
     
  3. ChickFuentes

    ChickFuentes Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't worry :)
    It's all good.
    And also some breeds are smaller than others, like my Rhode Island Reds look ALOT bigger than my Black Astralops, and they're the same age!
    That's just how they look.
    Astralops are more slim while RIR's are more buffed out.

    So no need to worry :)
     

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