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BSL Hens?

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

  1. mrsthallium

    mrsthallium New Egg

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    My family adopted these two hens a month or so ago and we were told they were female Black Sex Links. They look quite different from each other as well. Are they indeed BSL hens? We aren't allowed roosters in my area, so I hope they are hens! I'd appreciate any help! Thanks!

    Sorry for the potato-quality pictures!




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  2. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does the darker one also have some reddish feathering around her neck? It is hard to see in the picture. Most BSL will have some red leakage, similar to your other hen, but this will change somewhat as they grow and molt. They both look like girls. :)
     
  3. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like pullets. The first one definitely looks like a BSL, but the other one looks more like a Australorp.
    Could you post a pic of the darker ones chest?
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2016
  4. mrsthallium

    mrsthallium New Egg

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    I'll try to get a picture of her today! Thank you all for your input!
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    #1 is a BSL pullet
    #2 maybe a BSL pullet but as the other members have said we need a picture of the chest :)
     

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