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Why is my bantam so small?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TheHogan77, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. TheHogan77

    TheHogan77 Hatching

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    [​IMG] I bought this bantam as a chick 14 weeks ago. In the picture it is with a less than one day old chick. Why is it so small even though its almost mature?
     
  2. TheHogan77

    TheHogan77 Hatching

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    Could it have parasites or something it probably weighs 9 ounces?
     
  3. Cluky

    Cluky Songster

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    bantams are generally very small, depending on breed the size differs as well
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2013
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He looks the right size to me [​IMG]

    I don't know how much they're supposed to weigh, but I don't think many of them are over 1.5lbs at maturity. I have bantam cochin hens that I'm pretty sure are less than that.
     

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