Are these rirs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alliecat2886, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. alliecat2886

    alliecat2886 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm beginning to think these are not really rir. My mom got them as chciks from tsc last year. There are two darker ones and two lighter ones. She thought they were labled rir but a lot of ppl have said they look like red star? What do you think?? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Thanks!!
     
  2. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they're red stars
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Really? I think those are RIR.
     
  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the ones with white tails are red sexlinks, and the one with a black tail is a production red (hatchery hybrid red layer). RIRs are a dark, amlost black, red color.

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  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    They likely have RIR blood in them, but they are all mixes. The ones with white feathers under the reddish coat likely a red sex link type bird. The orangish one with dark feathers in the tail is what is known as a production red. The PR is a red bird based on the RIR or New Hampshire, but also has other "ingredients" to help boost egg production.

    For certain? They were made to be layers, that's for certain!!!!

    TSC often has a bin called Assorted Red Pullets.
     
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  6. alliecat2886

    alliecat2886 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perfect!! I love em...they are very sweet and love me! Just nice to know what we have!! I know for sure I have a barred rock. Lol!!
     

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