5 week old ISA Brown Hen Or Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rolmstead3, May 15, 2017.

  1. Rolmstead3

    Rolmstead3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to figure out if TSC lied to me about this one being a Hen.
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    Any thoughts
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    That is a lot of red for such a young age.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Chicken Obsessed

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    Did you get more then one of that breed? Hard to compare with just one. Looks boyish though.
    Are you SURE it is only 5 weeks old?

    Them are some thick legs too.
     
  4. Rolmstead3

    Rolmstead3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 3 other of them from the same hatch, they all have a lot of brown on them and not a lot of comb or waddle growth.
     
  5. Tlmcq

    Tlmcq Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pullet is a golden brown in color. That one looks light to me. ISA brown are sex links they may have given you something different. Were they sold straight run? Also has a lot of comb for that age to be pullet.
     
  6. Rolmstead3

    Rolmstead3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here it is standing next to one of the other ones, they were sold as sexed pallets, but with such a difference it makes me wonder 20170515_214818.jpg 20170515_214829.jpg 20170515_214811.jpg 20170515_214825.jpg
     
  7. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Chicken Obsessed

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    Looking at them together screams boy.

    Man what a downer. I am sorry you drew the short straw. (Unless you want a boy)
     
  8. AmberKnits

    AmberKnits Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The same thing happened to me. The cute fluffy yellow chicks are boys. That is definitely a roo.
     
  9. Rolmstead3

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    if its a boy that makes 3 out of the 12 chicks i got boys (4BAs 2 girls 2 Boys, 4 Isa Brown 3 girls 1 boy?? 4 california whites all girls)
     
  10. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    You got a little fella on your hands there
     

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