Breed and Gender (if possible)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lizage, May 15, 2011.

  1. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 chicks that look identical to each other (two pictures below are of the same chick). I got them from TSC under the "Red Pullet" category which identified 4 possible breeds: Rhose Island Red, New Hampshire Red, Isa Brown and Buff Orpington. I believe (based on googling images) that they are not RIR or NHR, so I'm hoping I could get a more definitive answer here! They are 3 weeks old.

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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    My bet would be ISA Brown and a pullet. Could be a poorly colored NHR, but I doubt it. Definitely not a RIR or Buff Orp.
     
  3. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! ANything specific you're looking for to tell the difference between a Roo or Hen at this point? All 4 look identical to me...
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    The coloring. Male red sex links (aka Isa Brown, cinnamon queens, etc) are white with red on the wing triangle. The pullets are mostly red with white accents.
     
  5. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, thanks! So far, all the guesses on my birds (different breeds) have been all female...and here I was convinced I would end up with all boys!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I have 2 hatchery New Hampshire pullets who look like that.
     

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