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The small chick in the picture was hatched at the same time from the same batch of eggs. Why is it so much smaller than all the rest? The breeds are Welsummer and Australorp (the white and salt and pepper one is from someone else). Thanks in advance.

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Are you sure your wife didn’t sneak an extra chick in while you weren’t looking? Or maybe you got a bantam out of those eggs? Although it would be bigger than that at this age.
It seems to do fine, just that it is so small. Even it's feathers are behind. It will even hide under the the big ones like they are it's mother. The neighbor has not Bantams. The egg was small and had a hard shell.
 

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That is so crazy! I wonder if it’s some type of chicken dwarfism. Looks small enough to be a Kikiriki chicken.
Yeah, it acts normal. I know the chicks where bought from TCS and/or Rural King. I know the Silver Laced Wyandottes from Rural King we bought, just do not look right. I kind of do not trust the breeding.

Also we noticed that it's wings are hanging lower now.
 
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