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Boy or Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hen-Girl, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Hen-Girl

    Hen-Girl New Egg

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    I got these three Isa brown chicks when they were just a few days old for my broody hen. Now they are around 7 weeks old and I'm starting to think that one (or possibly all) aren't in fact pure Isa browns after all. The one I'm most concerned about has feathers that are a bit darker (Compared to the other two) and grey legs - could this one be a boy? or is it just some strange mixed breed? I haven't ever seen an Isa brown with those legs before so I was getting a bit confused.

    Chook #1 possible boy?

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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Top one does look like a boy
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did you buy them? I believe ISAs are a cross of Rhode Island Red and Rhode Island White which gives sexlinks -- reddish hens with white in the tail end and white males with red markings as they mature. So no, none of them look to be ISAs. I'd guess barnyard mix.
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    forgot to mention they are mutts
     

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