Can I see your RIR and similar looking roos&hens please?

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by babyjane, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. babyjane

    babyjane Just Hatched

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    I have a chick, sold as RIR, 5weeks old, but has a lot of oddness in the look.... White tipped feathers, and frizzy looking body feathers coming in. Just want to compare. Thank you!
     
  2. Blackberry18

    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That definitely doesn't sound like a Rhode Island Red. Post a picture so we can see. Based on what you're describing, it sounds like you could have a Red Sex-Link that is frizzled.
     
  3. babyjane

    babyjane Just Hatched

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    Trying, but not loading will try again on wifi when I get home
     
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  5. babyjane

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    Shows the different feathers on the back
     
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  6. babyjane

    babyjane Just Hatched

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    What other red types could it be? Idk much about chickens
     
  7. Blackberry18

    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are not many red types that look like that. Rhode Islands and New Hampshires don't have white-tipped feathers. So, I think it's probably a Red Sex-Link. As for the feathers, those don't look frizzled. Otherwise ALL the feathers would be curling towards the bird's head. It may be some genetic thing. I have one chicken whose feathers always look like they're wet, no matter what kind of feather feeds I feed. It may be something like that.
     
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    rir rooster sooo puuurty
     
  10. dinahmoe

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