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what am I??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jewels4850, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. jewels4850

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    I'm about 6 weeks , am a roo? Or hen?
     
  2. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are a hen! BSL (Black Sex Link) roosters would look like a BR (Barred Rock).

    Congrats!

    -ftfarmer22
     
  3. jewels4850

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    Are sex links good egg layers? And about what age do they start to lay?
     
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    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they are fantastic egg layers! I have 2 BSL hens and they lay wonderful, large, brown eggs!!
    Very active chicken, and does better as free ranged, but as long as it's outside it don't matter. Here is a picture of my BSL and their eggs.
     
  5. jewels4850

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    They are beautiful.. I'm super excited.
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, trust me you won't be disappointed. They are very friendly, and have sweet personalities. You should post a picture of the chick when it gets older, so I can see how much it's grown!! :)

    Also, they start laying at about 4-7 months old.
     
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  7. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have a BSL pullet that's the same age as yours, so we can both share pics!! :)
    Here is mine now:
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  8. yellowherb

    yellowherb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 2 month old BSL pullet. She's a crazy brave chicken! She runs into the adult chickens and steals yummy morsels from them, then runs off and avoids the other chicks to eat her stolen treats.

    I had no plans of getting a BSL on purpose. She came in a mixture of 5 pullet chicks from Ideal and I was disappointed with her, thinking she would be solid black. After a little research and watching her antics, I actually plan on keeping her and really enjoy seeing her about :)
     

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