Hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hvchickens, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. hvchickens

    hvchickens New Egg

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    My child brought home 3 chicks from school. They're 8 weeks now. We were told they're ISA brown chickens. I'm worried I have 1 hen and 2 Roos. I was hoping for some insight as this is very new to us. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. hvchickens

    hvchickens New Egg

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    Here are some more pictures.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, two boys and one girl.

    ISA browns are what's called a sex link cross. It means the sex is linked to the color of the feathers. Gold/brown is female, white/silver is male.
     
  4. hvchickens

    hvchickens New Egg

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    That's what I was afraid of, thank you.
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The brown one is a pullet, but the other two are cockerels.
     
  8. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    Agree with the rest.....brown is a pullet, white are cockerels. :)
     
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    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae. The white boys are very nice looking tho.
     

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