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4 Chicks -2 Harco, 2 Isa Brown, need confirmation on sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dries86, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. dries86

    dries86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Got myself 2 Harco chickens, I guess around 2 weeks old now and was wondering if they are pullets or roosters ?
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    Yesterday I added 2 Isa Brown chicks -supposedly pullets- to the bunch. Luckily they get along very well with the Harcos.
    I guess the browner one is a little older ?

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    Thanks !
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I'm sorry but they are to young to sex accurately. I would post again when they are around 8-11 weeks old.
     
  3. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, you got 3 pullets and 1 cockerel.
     
  4. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can tell because the hens grow their tails 1st. and they have longer wings.
     
  5. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 harco and 1 isa brown = female 1 isa brown = male almost 100% sure
     
  6. dries86

    dries86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!

    I agree , except I think the male isa brown could also possibly be female ?

    These are some photos taken today :
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    Together with my favorite Harco pullet. Which seems to be developing alot of orange feathers around neck, wonder how she'll look like full-grown.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not familiar with Harcos, but they're not screaming cockerel at this point.

    If the ISAs are indeed ISAs, they're both female. ISA browns are a sex link bird. This means the sex is linked to the color. Gold is female, silver is male. Both your chicks are clearly gold, so they're female.
     
  8. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm... It does look like 4 pullets...
     
  9. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    They all look like pullets to me, but still a bit young to tell. Good luck! :)
     
  10. dries86

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    Thanks, was wondering if Harco chickens are the same as Black stars? If I look at the photos on google they seem very similar? Is Harco just another name for such a cross?
     

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