Wow! such fast replies!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Brooke*D, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Brooke*D

    Brooke*D New Egg

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    Thanks so much...BUT, I'm so new to the idea of chickens I don't know the lingo. What is meant by pullets, roos, and sex-link breed? I have been reading much info thru internet & this is why I need to talk with live people.
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Why not spend some time reading in the BYC Learning Center ? I think you'll get a lot of your most basic questions answered there.
     
  3. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Brooke*D :

    Thanks so much...BUT, I'm so new to the idea of chickens I don't know the lingo. What is meant by pullets, roos, and sex-link breed? I have been reading much info thru internet & this is why I need to talk with live people.

    Pullets are either (depending on who you are) a female chicken that hasn't layed her first egg, or a female chicken under a year old. Roo = Rooster, and sex-link is a type of chicken that you can tell the sex when they hatch, based on their color. They are good egglayers. Most hatcheries have their own "brand".

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  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Pullets will eventually be hens and lay eggs.
    Roo is short for rooster.
    Sex-link means the hen is a different color from the roo, so it's easier to make sure you only end up with eggs [​IMG]
     
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
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    Pullets-young hens
    Roos- Rooster
    Sex linked- You can tell Pullets from roos by the color.


    Edited to say...Tehehe, they beat me to it! LOL
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2009
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    welcome Brooke!
     
  7. Brooke*D

    Brooke*D New Egg

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    THANK YOU ALL!!! I already know 3 things now! Lol! and I will check out the BYC Learning Center. Thanks for the warm welcome.
     
  8. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello from indiana and [​IMG]
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

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  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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