Worried I might have a roo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JennsPeeps, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    We got a BA and a BO last week. Since they came home, and BO has taken off. She has nearly tripled her weight from 30g to 87g in just 7 days. The BA has gone from 30g to 74g. That's a big difference.

    [​IMG] that she's just a fast grower!!!
     
  2. tim_TX

    tim_TX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BOs can reach 8lb, versus 7.5 for a barred rock and 6.5 for a rhode island red. So I'd still be optimistic that she is a she.
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Thanks for pointing that out. I just checked the Henderson's chart and saw that the BO can get up to 8lbs whereas the BA will be closer to 6.5.

    That little BO has gotten really hefty!
     

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