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heritage or production Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by slordaz, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. slordaz

    slordaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rocky is out of April Hatch, we got and they weren't sure what they were Rhode Island Red, sorry for other chickens in background he is always watching the hens and a bit camera shy
     
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  2. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like production.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    He's a Production Red.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Production Red
     
  5. slordaz

    slordaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, good thing he is a good rooster. alt easier to deal with than the barred rock for us and the girls seem to love him to death I would get hurt most likely if I tried to get rid of him. Wanted a heritage but the girls would have my hide and right now not enough to hens for another rooster
     
  6. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Triangular shape is first give away
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a Production Red, however he's dark enough that he might have been marketed by a hatchery as a Rhode Island Red. Technically speaking, there is little or no difference between hatchery quality RIRs, NHs, and PRs. If they are of a darker shade of red (closer to mahogany) the hatcheries often market them as RIRs. If they are of a lighter shade of red (closer to chestnut), they often market them as NHs, or sometimes incorrectly as New Hampshire Reds. And if they are somewhere between or very uneven in color, they are marketed as Production Reds.
     
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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Production Red.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    production red
     

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