3 week old ISA Brown Pullets... not sure if one's a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by margaret1657, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. nposluszny

    nposluszny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same birds, from TSC as well. Got 6 "pullets", but 1 of them is identical to your white one...we are convinced that she is a he.
     
  2. newchickmom36

    newchickmom36 Just Hatched

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  3. LadyJane8

    LadyJane8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 3 ISA pullets from TSC this past Friday, so I will be following this!! Mine are all reddish in color, though, none silver/white. One seems to be developing slower in the wing department, but I am not sure if this is a bird bred through the slow-feathering/rapid-feathering mix, so feather sexing is probably not possible.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's a color sexlink, not a feather sexing cross. Females are red/gold, males are white/silver.
     
  5. LadyJane8

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    Thanks. That's what I thought! Hoping my little ladies aren't anomalies! [​IMG] I can have roosters, I would just prefer not!
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The only way it would be possible for red/gold ISA Brown chicks to be cockerels is if they aren't ISAs at all.
     
  7. margaret1657

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    ok, I'll post new pictures this weekend if they look any different.
     
  8. margaret1657

    margaret1657 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I just wish there was an easier way to tell when they're younger, because I know my family definitely doesn't want a rooster.
     
  9. margaret1657

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    yeah, maybe the one I'm suspecting could be just a late developer, not sure though. Don't they grow so fast?! We've only had ours for a few weeks and they've at least tripled in size already, and if you take the bars off their brooder, they try to fly out, haha! :)
     
  10. LadyJane8

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    Not particularly concerned about that. Despite some of the issues folks have reported here, my TSC is a pretty well educated place. They seem to know their stuff...plus my late bloomer looks just like the other two little ladies, just a little short on wing. [​IMG]
     

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