Does anyone have RIR baby pics?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by EggsForIHOP, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. EggsForIHOP

    EggsForIHOP Songster

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    As a 'group' project now, several friends have either built coops or are in the process [​IMG] (It's pretty neat to have been the one who got them addicted)....one got chicks a week ago - some look like little RIR babys (it was a mixed set from Mt Healthy). Now they are starting to get little feathers and We dunno what they are! I will try for pics later when I go to visit...but I was wondering if anyone had photos of their RIR when they were about 1-2 weeks old to compare to hers....her computer died...but as soon as she gets it up there will will be another BYC addict! Any photos between now and tomorrow I can print and take with me, which would be awesome!
     
  2. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    Thank goodness for my Type A personality that labeled pictures according to breed and age:

    RIR, first week:
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    RIR, second week:
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  3. EggsForIHOP

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    Thank you! Your type A personality HAS come in handy! (Don't feel bad, I have all my baby chick photos saved on the computer in files labeled like that - chicks Day1, Chicks Wk 2 Day 4 - I think with me it's a touch of the OCD, must have EVERYTHING NEAT.

    I was over there at her place this morning, and she has like 15 or more of them that look like the first photo I think (it's hard to count/tell when they are that little and darting back and forth like nuts).

    I'm going to try asking because you obviously have a RIR [​IMG] Are they more aggressive than others? I ask, because I reached into pick one up out of the brooder, and ANOTHER one ran up and pecked my hand and HUNG ON! Anyways...thanks again!
     
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    Sorry, it posted twice! Trying to fix it....
     
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    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    They were not my most aggressive chicks, nor were they friendly. They are still not overly friendly as of 11 weeks old, but they're not exceedingly standoffish either. I only have 3 of them out of 31 total chickens, from Murray McMurray.


    They are all named Martha as I cannot tell them apart. Here is Martha today, a little over 11 weeks old.
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    [​IMG] Martha - like Martha Stewart? That's cute! Maybe it went for me since I just got off of work and smelled like pancakes? Or maybe it was the hashbrowns? Who knows...Can't really blame the little chick if that was the case. Probably a one time thing anyways...Thank you again!
     
  7. Knight Hawk Ranch

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    The one that ran over and grabbed you was probably a roo.
    If you click on the link in my siggy, it will take you to my RIR layer flock page...they are production RIR from Ideal Hatchery..now 2 years old.

    I have very nice son of my oldest roo, Reggie that will be my next generation sire. I just added 3 RIR hens from a friend who bought them from McMurrays. My current flock is a lot smaller due to predator issue that has been resolved (I hope). I am working on getting a few more hens back into my flock. With my new girls, I am at 8 with a couple of pullets coming up and some eggs about to go in the bator.
     

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