BLUE ISBARS - Pictures and discussion

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Phage, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. LadyCluck77

    LadyCluck77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! I'm so glad you got a good hatch, can't wait to see photos :)
     
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    There was one black chick, but it was a late quitter. Now, hoping for some pullets from these four...(the wait begins).
     
  3. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful!
     
  4. jueboll

    jueboll Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone selling chicks?
     
  5. LadyCluck77

    LadyCluck77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the photo! So cute!
    Time for gender guesses.
    The one to the far left might be male, my guess is the other three are female.
    A month or so and you'll know for sure.
    Congratulations :dance
     
  6. warbirds

    warbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. You just pull that out of a hat or is there a secret Isbar day-old sexing formula? [​IMG]
     
  8. LadyCluck77

    LadyCluck77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's very unreliable, because Isbars were not fully "completed" as an auto sexing breed, but they sometimes can still exhibit those signs, supposedly. Far left chick has a pale patch of down on its head. (But some females can too, so it's a guess)

    My big dream would be to work with the breed on a large scale and finish the true auto sexing component. But that is a big dream :p

    Enjoy your babies! :)
     
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  9. tnmommy

    tnmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so I've always been an oddball. I can't possibly be happy with "normal" chickens like Rhode Island Reds or Barred Rocks. No, I have to fall in love with the Blue Black Splash crowd. I just put down a deposit on 4 Isbars for spring, hoping I get 3 pullets and one Roo. Not counting my chickens before they are shipped, though.
     
  10. I know...and understand. Have BCM & BBS Marans breeders, Rhodebar and Isbar chicks. What's the plan if they are all cockerels? [​IMG]
     

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