does a rhode island red hen have glossy feathers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tatertot, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello again...just wondering if any one can tell me how to tell the difference between a roo and pullet....tired and
    USA browns...I don't see any saddle feathers at all.
     
  2. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIR AND ISA BROWNS ...SILLY SPELL CORRECT MADE SOME CHANGES FOR ME
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Reds/BRKRIR.html
    http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKSexLink.html
    The Feathersite pages for RIR and sex-links. With actual ISA Brown sex-links it should be by color, the pullets are the reddish chicks. They have a lot of pictures that should help with the RIR, young roos won't be as extreme as the older ones. But usually young roos will have more and redder comb/wattle, bigger feet, more upright stance, and eventually get the male saddle, hackle and tail feathers.
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    ISA Brown's above. The males are mostly white as shown. The females are mostly reddish with some white feathers on the rear.
     

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