ISA Brown with no tail?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by liddylou92, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. liddylou92

    liddylou92 Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased 11- 17 week old ISA Brown hens[​IMG] and one doesn't have any tail. I've never seen this before. Anyone have a clue as to what it is? Really an ISA brown or something else
     
  2. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could have gotten pecked out. Or it's a rooster with the slow feathering gene. Their tails tend to come in way slower than the rest of the feathers. The reason I'm bringing up roosters is that for about 3 months old, that 'pullet' has a pretty big comb. Could you get some better pictures of it's face and back? I want to see if it's a rooster. Now I'm intrigued lol.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a pullet. I'm guessing she got her feathers pecked out. She doesn't look rumpless, just tail feather-less. They'll grow back.
     
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