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Very Big Chick!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Purpledandilion, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    We just got three baby chicks from a feed store and have had them mabye a week. Well we have noticed that one of them is growing incredibly faster than any chick we have ever raised before! She is easily 4x bigger than the other two even though they are all the same age. I have no idea why she is so big. If anyone has any idea please let me know. Thanks

    Hannah
     
  2. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pictures please! Did the feed store have any clue about what breeds they were supposed to be and possibly which hatchery they ordered the lot from?
     
  3. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    I wasn't with my family when they got her so I have no idea what breed. I will post a picture in a second, thanks.
    Hannah
     
  4. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    it could be a meat chick, like a Cornish Giant or something.
     
  5. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, I can't find the wire for my camra to download a picture. Thanks.
    Hannah
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Pic would be nice. [​IMG]
     
  7. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I will look the breed up.
    Hannah
     
  8. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    I found the wire one second...
    HAnnah
     
  9. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color is the little one? How about the leg color? Any comb visable yet? I have a similar situation going on here, and am hoping the bigger chick is just big because of her breed (wyandotte vs. EE)...time will tell. Good luck!
     
  10. Purpledandilion

    Purpledandilion Out Of The Brooder

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    I am acctually working on posting a picture, but she is yellow with pink feet/legs, she does have a visible comb.
    Hannah
     

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