Originally Posted by poodlechicks
Oh, I take that back. RIRs wouldn't have this kind of comb. Wellsummer hen would be my guess
No, you were right the first time! RIR come in SC and Rose Comb, that particular hen has a rose comb! Welsummers are very much different, in color and body type. For one, welsummers are not a single color. They have a more " dirt brown" color than the "reddish brown" of a rhode island red. They also have white streaks through their feathers. On top of that, they have a yellow-orange hackle feather coloring. Rhode Island Reds (good ones) have a "brick shape" to them. Also, note the tail angle, and how it is almost flat with the body. On a welsummer, you want the tail to come up more than that.