breed help!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by themichigander, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. themichigander

    themichigander In the Brooder

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    8 weeks ago i bought 5 "red" pullets from TSC. It turned out that one was a rooster and we're finding him a new home. but since i bought them from the red pullet brooder i dont know what breed each chicken is. The breeds i think the chickens might be are, Rhode Island red, New Hampshire red, production red, red sex link, or a mutt of any of these breeds. here is a picture of them..

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  2. i see new hamps(lighter 2 chicks) and production reds (darker 3 chicks)
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    x2, plus the one with the big comb is a cockerel. Pullets don't have that much color or size at 8 weeks.
     
  4. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    I see one cockerel in that group, the one with the big comb. They are most likely Production Reds and New Hamps.
     
  5. themichigander

    themichigander In the Brooder

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    are you guys sure that the production reds aren't Rhode island reds because iv'e heard both from various people???
     
  6. Yoki

    Yoki In the Brooder

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    Usually what they sell as "red pullets" are red stars (which yours aren't), production reds or New Hampshire reds.
     
  7. if u got them from a TSC then they are production red. A real RIR is very dark in color. almost black in color.
     

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