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post #21 of 27
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Originally Posted by BoomChickaPop View Post
 

She looks like an RIR But she has a black tail

Heritage RIRs actually have black tail feathers. Hatchery quality RIRs and Production Reds frequently lack the black tail feathers. However, without the yellow legs, she's not any of the three; probably a mixed breed.

post #22 of 27

Sometimes mixed breeds are the best

Either for brooding, friendliness, looks or meat

post #23 of 27
How about this one
post #24 of 27
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Originally Posted by Michael OShay View Post
 

Heritage RIRs actually have black tail feathers. Hatchery quality RIRs and Production Reds frequently lack the black tail feathers. However, without the yellow legs, she's not any of the three; probably a mixed breed.

 

If that bird is in the U.K. they use different breeds to create Red Production Egg Fowl which may account for the leg color.

 

NPIP # 31-516
Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities http://sppa.webs.com/

Breeding Large Fowl Single and Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds to APA Standard


"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares." – 

George Washington

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NPIP # 31-516
Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities http://sppa.webs.com/

Breeding Large Fowl Single and Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds to APA Standard


"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares." – 

George Washington

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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by ukchickens View Post

How about this one

Mixed breed.

post #26 of 27
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Originally Posted by Chris09 View Post
 

 

If that bird is in the U.K. they use different breeds to create Red Production Egg Fowl which may account for the leg color.


Good information to know. Thanks. :o)

post #27 of 27
Thanx
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