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BSL pullet? Thoughts?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Fletch83, May 5, 2016.

  1. Fletch83

    Fletch83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So this chick is 4 1/2 to 5 weeks old and was purchased as a BSL pullet from a reputable feed store from a bin with other BSL chicks, there was no white spot on her head to indicate a rooster. She has a lot of her feathers in now, and she is starting to show that brown feather pattern on her chest and neck that I see a lot of BSL hens have. I also had an EE hen who had a very similar color pattern and I know BSK roos are barred. The only thing that is giving me hesitation is her comb, which is a larger and pinker than her two flockmates who were purchased on the same day. They are all about the same size, but her gold sex link counterpart has a much paler comb. Here she is:

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    She doesn't have any dominant roo-ish personality traits yet but you can really see the color of the comb in these pictures. What do you think?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sure looks like a rooster, could be a different breed than you thought.
     
  3. Fletch83

    Fletch83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I am suspicious...
     
  4. Fletch83

    Fletch83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any other thoughts? Would need to rehome as soon as possible if she is a he - which I hate to do honestly - but it's against my municipal code which is why I went with the BSL's in the first place.[​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    IF "she" is a BSL, with that coloring she'd have to be a she...
     

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