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Rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by famerzellman, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. famerzellman

    famerzellman Out Of The Brooder

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  2. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a cockerel but need a better pic to confirm.
     
  3. famerzellman

    famerzellman Out Of The Brooder

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  4. famerzellman

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  5. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah I think it's a cockerel for sure.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Could you get a better picture? Did you buy it as Red sex-link? If so it is a cockerel.
     
  7. famerzellman

    famerzellman Out Of The Brooder

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    I got it from tractor supply and they claimed they were all pullets that were ISA Browns. So I have no clue what kind they are [​IMG]
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    ISA browns are a type of Red sex-link. I think you've got a cockerel.
     
  9. famerzellman

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    Thank you [​IMG]
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    ISA Browns are sexable by color. Male chicks are pale yellow, female chicks are golden or red. When they feather in, females are mostly red with some white. Males are all white and develop some red 'leakage' as they mature.
     

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