Dixie Rainbows Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by yoie, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. kenzier093

    kenzier093 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone. I never even heard of Dixie Rainbows. Anyway, I got some from tsc about two days ago and got these out of the assorted pullets bin. I posted these pics on another thread and someone told me they look like Dixie Rainbows. Do you think that is what they are? They have feathers on their legs too.
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  2. davidchickens

    davidchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:\ I read dixie rainbows are featherless on their leggs.
     
  3. cbascom

    cbascom Out Of The Brooder

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    They look kinda like my light Brahma chick.
     
  4. StephWind

    StephWind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dixies don't have feathers on their legs, and look a little different - I'll dig out some baby pics. As for food conversion, they have been extremely efficient and are excellent foragers too!
     
  5. StephWind

    StephWind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No small baby chick photos found, but this is from when they were about 3 weeks old.

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  6. StephWind

    StephWind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one is 5 weeks old...

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  7. StephWind

    StephWind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 months old

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  8. Notchman

    Notchman Out Of The Brooder

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    First time in years and years having chickens. Went to TSC and got a few of the asstd. pullets. They had these Dixie Rainbows straight run so grabbed 4. Growing crazy fast and loudest of the lot.
     
  9. JNorth

    JNorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We also grabbed a Dixie from TSC this year but now I'm confused. Everyone is talking about how big they are and how fast they grow but the one I have is tiny. It's in with BSL's and some New Hampshire chicks and is by far the smallest chick of the bunch. They are all within a day or two in age.

    Here's my Dixie at just over 1 week.

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    Here it is at 1 or 2 days oldold.
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  10. CutlassL29

    CutlassL29 Out Of The Brooder

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    We picked out 2 Dixie's along with 2 barred rocks and 2 golden comets. I was out of town for work a few days and came back last night and was amazed how much bigger all the chicks got! The dixies are a little more hefty looking than the others and they're almost 2 weeks old now. I'll try to get up some pics of the Dixie's later.
     

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