Why is my chicken so small?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Kitkatkate, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Kitkatkate

    Kitkatkate Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2016
    I have had this Wyandotte hen for three years now and she is 5lb. She was normal in size and growth as a chick and has always been 5lb. as an adult. I didn't realize she was supposed to be bigger until this weekend when I saw my friend's Wyandotte and noticed she was significantly bigger. Is she a dwarf or something?
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2014
    Pacific Northwest
    A lot of feedstore birds tend to be much smaller than the "Standard" Sizes, I would say shes a bantam but Bantam Wyandottes are about 2lbs XD

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