help with this breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boston, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. boston

    boston New Egg

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    hi everyone this past september i bought these chickens. the man told me they were RIR but now that they are
    8 or 9 months i think they are red sussex. he did tell that the roos were columbian and barred rock and i think he got that right. just would like to see what everyones opinion was on the red hens.[​IMG]
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  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the left in the bottom picture looks like a RIR.
     
  3. boston

    boston New Egg

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    i thought so to she is the darkest hen but her neck feathers are like the rest dark feathering
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I see some Production Reds (hatchery quality or crossbred from RIR's) and possibly some New Hampshires.
     
  5. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sussex would have whiter legs than that. you have production RIR and red-sex-link hens
     
  6. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree, the darker birds look like Production Reds and the lighter look like New Hamps to me.
     
  7. boston

    boston New Egg

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    thanks what ever they are they are broody hens because 1 of them hatched out 3 chicks in november, maybe they are some sort of cross
     
  8. boston

    boston New Egg

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    ok guys just want to make sure this guy is a barred rock
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  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    He is. [​IMG]
     

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