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7.5 weeks: 9.2 lbs

10 weeks: 11.8 lbs

14 weeks: 16 lbs
19 weeks: 20.9 lbs



That's one pound a week still. Woohoo.

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Rook was 16 lbs at 16 weeks and is 23 lbs now at 22 weeks of age. He is definitely in the lanky, coyote phase

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2 days old - 0.8#


1 week - 1.6#


2 weeks - 2.8#


6.5 weeks - 10#


9.5 weeks - 12#


13.5 weeks - 20#


16.5 weeks - 27# (almost 4 months)


26 weeks (6 months) = 40#


30 weeks / 7 months - 42.4#


8 months - 42.6#


9 months - 41.6#



So it seems he's mostly stopped growing, though it seems like he's gotten taller, but not put on any additional weight. I need to measure him, be he never stands still for that. :)

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Kolt - 9 weeks, 12#.

14 weeks, 21#.

16 weeks, 24.5#.

19 weeks, 28.3#.

24 weeks, 33#, 19".

6 m/o 35#

7 m/o 38.5#

8 m/o 40.5#

 

He's now the largest of the 4 Border Collies that I've owned. Which is an odd thought 'cause he sure doesn't look that big.

 

But then Kipp never looked small and he was only 29-30#

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There seem to be some very big dogs over there, but then the sheep and cattle look huge too.

 

Kye is a pretty big collie and not particularly lightly built and was only 30lbs at 8 months. At 9 years he's still only a touch over 40lbs.

 

I haven't weighed Risk since he was 4 months but he's 5 months next week and I'd be surprised if he weighed more than 17lbs. His knobbly front legs tell me he still has a lot of growing still to do.

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Kolt is from a repeat litter. I heard that most of the dogs from the first litter ended up in the low to mid 30s weight wise. But several from this litter are upper 30s low 40s now.

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I didn't keep good records of what the others were, but Bonny's has gone like this so far.

11 weeks 12#

15 weeks 19#

20 weeks 26#

 

Seven pounds a month so far.

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28 weeks (something like that? I stopped counting weeks a while ago) and 30.6lbs. Apparently my scale needs about 5lbs of calibration (because at 5.5 I put her five pounds heavier than she is now) and 18" tall.

 

and that height is a really, really loose estimation.

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8 weeks: 9.5 lbs

10 weeks: 11.8 lbs

14 weeks: 16.0 lbs
19 weeks: 20.9 lbs

24 weeks: 26.0 lbs approx 18"
Given the weight for the height I wonder if I should be feeding him more. He's always been on the skinny side, but ehh...I might also just be bad at measuring.

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Risk is 5 1/2 months and just about 17in when standing straight. He weighs only 15 1/2lbs and looks more like a whippet than a collie. He is a full collie, just very finely built and by parentage wasn't likely to be paricularly tall or long bodied.

 

He has a shiny coat, has plenty of energy and a hearty appetite. I feed him as much I can but beyond a certain point it just goes straight through him.

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Bandit, at 10 months old, is about 21 and 1/2 inches at the withers. That's not a perfect measure, but he's about there.

 

Not sure his weight at this point. Last weigh-in had him at 35 pounds, but he may have gained just a bit since then.

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Rook's stats :)

 

7.5 weeks - 5 lb 5 oz

9 1/2 weeks- 8 lb 10 oz

13 weeks -- 12 lb 6 oz

16 weeks - 16 lb
22 weeks - 23 lbs
27 weeks - 28 lbs approximately 18"

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I always figured you could take the weight at four months and double it for their likely adult weight. Mostly. With medium sized breeds.

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My contribution:

Kiss

7 weeks: ` 7.5 lbs

9.5 weeks: 9.8 lbs.

12.5 weeks: 14.4 lbs.

 

Birdie at 1.5 years is 29.8 pounds. Methinks Kiss is going to outstrip Birdie and rather quickly!

 

J.

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