Anyone the breed of these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sydney13, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Massachusetts
    I'm probably starting to get annoying, Ive asked this question 2 times in the last 5 weeks [​IMG] but, now that my chicks are bigger, Im wondering if you guys can tell the breed [​IMG]
    They are both roos, just about 5 weeks old. One of them is a darker color with more speckles while the other a lighter red.
    So here is the darker fellow
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    and then here is the lighter one
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    I'm thinking maybe either rhode island red or production red but I have no idea how to tell the difference?
    Ive been looking at some pictures of other rhode island reds this size and their legs seem to be yellow. My birds have really bright almost orange colored legs so im not sure about rhode island reds.
    This is just a thought, but do they almost look like freedom rangers?
    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    there really is not a difference between a hatchery RIR and a production red, which is what she is. we have one and she is very sweet a good layer. a heritage RIR bred to the standard is much much darker. she will be a great little girl for you
     
  3. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could be New Hampshire's they are lighter than RIR.
     
  4. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are either RIR or NHR. The second one looks like a pullet.
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are probably Rhode Island Reds, but maybe New Hampshires.

    When chickens are young, their legs/feet will be very bright in color. As they get older, their legs/feet fade.
     
  6. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Laurens SC
    I think RIR too....

    they';ll be great birds for you..
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  7. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PR...second pic probably a pullet [​IMG]
     
  8. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is a pic of one of mine I haven't been able to identify, someone told me PR...SUPER sweet and gentle, hops into my lap every night and sits...

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    Here is a more recent one, redder and just last night I noticed she is getting very red...
    she looks similar to yours...I still don't know for sure what I have either!
     

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