isa brown hens and roosters

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  1. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody know what the isa brown full grown hen or roosters look like? post pics pls? cause i have some
     
  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    Em's Dungeon
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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Now that's a good looking chicken!
     
  4. Dowie

    Dowie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait until they moult - oh my goodness sometimes the Isa nearly goes totally bald! [​IMG] By the way Isas aren't a true breed, they are a hybrid, generally of RIR and...some big egg laying white hen. Leghorn? Look it up on Wikipedia. Isa stands for 'institute societe agriculturale' - so it's a breed that was cooked up (hahaha) for egg laying battery hens. The are SUPER efficient layers, so need heaps more protein than other hens. Get those mealworms ready! [​IMG]
     
  5. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how many do they lay per day, per week?
     
  6. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh cool, nice chicken
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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  8. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are my white leghorn and isa brown chicks. 13 pullets of aech and 2 cockerals of each
     
  9. Dowie

    Dowie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how many do they lay per day, per week?

    They generally lay one a day. They don't have many days off - mine lay all through winter. Then they stop laying altogether at 2 and a half to 3 years. They are gorgeous birds, so much fun.
     
  10. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they stop laying at 2-3 years old? haha thats ok. i have 13 white leghorn pullets. [​IMG]
     
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