Pullets

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sandy f, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. sandy f

    sandy f New Egg

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    Being totally new to the "chicken game" and, admittedly naive, we purchase 8 pullets at our local tractor supply store but didn't realize that "pullet" is not a breed! Now we have 8 chicks that were yellow when we bought them but are now almost 3 weeks old and are different shades of brown, tan and white. Can anyone help me with what breed of chicks we actually purchased????? Thanks so much and so far, I love this site!
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, Sandy! [​IMG] We're so glad you joined our community!

    It's hard to tell without pictures, but perhaps regular Red Stars or more specialized ISA Browns?

    ~Alex
     
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  3. sandy f

    sandy f New Egg

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    Thanks so much for the response! I will try to post some pictures later.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    LOL.... well, we live and learn. You have to start somewhere and we were all new at this at one point. BUT...you have come to the right place for all the fun and learning!

    Get some pictures of your birds and you can post them in our What Breed and Gender section here on BYC for help with sexes and breeds... https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Enjoy your new babies and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Well, I hope at least they do all turn out to be pullets. [​IMG]
     

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