red star

  1. TwentyOneChickens

    Difference between Red Star and Red Sexlink?

    This thought just crossed my mind. I have 12 -- oh wait, 11 now :hit -- Red Sexlinks and I was wondering if there was a difference between Red Stars and Red Sexlinks and what it is.
  2. Chicken Meeting 6

    Chicken Meeting 6

  3. M

    I have a 6 week old red of some sort...any ideas what kind or if I'll have eggs or an alarm clock?

    Our school hatches chicks every year, this year I had the joy of teaching in a room with some chicks and was fortunate to have a good batch in our room. We only had 1 that had a very difficult time hatching and at lunch day 2 I helped the little chick out. When the kids went home for the year we...
  4. shessowitte

    Chick ID Guessing Game

    I’m the happy mother hen to 20 fluffbottoms who will be 4 weeks old in a couple of days. I purchased the Ornamental Layer baby chick assortment from Murray McMurray and have been trying to identify several of the breeds. So far I have identified for certain: 1 buff laced Polish 1 gold laced...
  5. Liz Birdlover

    Red Stars - Egg Peritonitis & Shorter Life Span?

    I was given 2 Red Star pullets about 4 years ago. So I had also just gotten 2 other youngsters, 1 Barred Rock Rooster, 1 Barred Rock Hen and the 2 "Redheads" I named Ginger & Lucy. All 4 were pretty close in age, they got along well and my handsome Roo was such a gentleman, always giving the...
  6. Samannemm

    Boredom Busters in Polar Vortex

    I think someone already started a thread like this, but I couldn’t find it! Anyway, I have 3 hens (after a predator attack a few weeks ago took out my other hens) one black star, one red star, and one polish. I used to have two polish that would be picked on, but there were two of them and it...
  7. allisonrbaker

    Red Star Drooping Comb

    Need help! My red star, Mrs. Featherbottom, has been acting off. She was producing her usual enormous eggs, then April 15 stopped laying and eating normally, and began acting lethargic. I treated the flock for worms and added Corid to their water on the advice of my vet. She perked back up. A...
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