Big Boy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NancyMills, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. NancyMills

    NancyMills New Egg

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  2. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Handsome!
     
  3. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like a red ranger which are mixed breeds there commonly used as meet but are decent layers too. He will get big!
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first thought was Red Ranger mix as well.
     
  5. NancyMills

    NancyMills New Egg

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    He is a little clumbsy and cant seem to get out of the coop like the hens. Does anyone know if Red Rangers roost or are they too big? My husband wants to breed him to ours RIR's but Im not sure I want to keep him if he is just going to lie around and eat.
     
  6. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    I think if you free range him a lot he'll be fine, but you might have to diet him so he doesn't eat too much. But I don't know much about meat chickens.
     
  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    They should do fine we had 2 red ranger cockerels for more than 6 months they do fine only reason we culled them is because we had to many cockerels and they fought soooo....
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    red ranger mix ????
     

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