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#1 BillG

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 08:56 AM

Our BC pup is 4 months + right now and all that dog food is going to make a tall lanky pup. Last weigh in and she is at 26 lbs, perhaps a bit more by now.  So from this stage, how much larger will she get?  BTW she is loving the snow, but we do not leave her out for long.


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Posted 03 January 2018 - 09:11 AM

There have been several other threads that cover the question you have asked. A lot of responses there for your information.

 

I am not sure I am remembering it correctly so take this with a grain of salt, but one general estimation is to take the weight at 4 months and double it for adult size.

 

Also, what size were her parents? Do you know?


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#3 BillG

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 09:21 AM

Well I did a Search and no results.   Of course a lot of Features do not work with IE or Firefox on this board. I am online a lot so its not just me!

 

 Her dad was a working BC on a ranch/farm so I am assuming he was pretty good sized.


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#4 Maralynn

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 10:05 AM

Huh - searches in IE work just fine for me!

Heres a thread with quite a few growth rates http://www.bordercol...showtopic=29658

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 11:04 AM

Well I am using IE11 and trust me I am online perhaps 5 hours a day. Zero problems with Searches, Copy and Paste Quoting and all the modern features on the other 5 or 6 Forums I am on daily.

 

Thanks for posting the results of your Search.  Looks like Gina will be about a 50 lb dog.  She is learning so much and teaching us even more!!


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Posted 03 January 2018 - 12:10 PM

I use Firefox and have no problems searching on these Boards.

 

In answer to your question, you won't know till she's fully grown. Yes, there's the thing about doubling weight at 4 months old. I've seen too many times it was off to trust it. There's also a website where you can choose various parameters (breed, age, current weight) and it projects an anticipated adult weight. It was so far off for the people I know who used it (myself included) that I'm not going to bother to try to find it again to link it here. Besides, with a mixed breed it would skew it anyway.

 

Seriously, just go with the flow and enjoy your puppy time as it unfolds. It won't last forever. :)


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Posted 03 January 2018 - 12:18 PM

I use Firefox and have no problems searching on these Boards.
 
In answer to your question, you won't know till she's fully grown. Yes, there's the thing about doubling weight at 4 months old. I've seen too many times it was off to trust it. There's also a website where you can choose various parameters (breed, age, current weight) and it projects an anticipated adult weight. It was so far off for the people I know who used it (myself included) that I'm not going to bother to try to find it again to link it here. Besides, with a mixed breed it would skew it anyway.
 
Seriously, just go with the flow and enjoy your puppy time as it unfolds. It won't last forever. :)

So quoting works fine from my Apple iPhone. Thanks for the reply.

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 12:25 PM

 
In answer to your question, you won't know till she's fully grown. Yes, there's the thing about doubling weight at 4 months old. I've seen too many times it was off to trust it. There's also a website where you can choose various parameters (breed, age, current weight) and it projects an anticipated adult weight. It was so far off for the people I know who used it (myself included) that I'm not going to bother to try to find it again to link it here. Besides, with a mixed breed it would skew it anyway.
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Yup - looking back, Kolt was around 28# at just over 4 m/o. Hes 3 y/o now and a fit/well muscled 44#

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:40 PM

Ted was 22.8 lbs at 4 months and is 41 lbs as a 3 year old.

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 10:29 AM

Clio was 31.2 # at 6 months and now is a lean, muscular 34.9# at 2 1/2 years old.

Nan was 28.1# at 5 months and now is 36.1 at 17 months old.

Davy was 19.4# at 4 1/2 months and now is 40.3 at 17 months old.


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