Hi from North Raleigh, NC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jonitagg3, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. Jonitagg3

    Jonitagg3 New Egg

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    I have used this website as a reference for years!! I joined today because I am trying to rehome or swap my hand raised, sweet 20 week Heritage Rhode Island Red. He is friendly with my dog.
    Can't keep in my neighborhood, he has only crowed a couple times.
    If anyone knows other avenuesto find him a good home, please advise...
    I went to the Flock swap at Urban Chicken yesterday. Got a few leads.
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    He is prettier in person!!
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Glad you made it official and joined up! Hope you get a taker for your rooster - he's a looker! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Kismet Farms

    Kismet Farms New Egg

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  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Just FYI - that is technically speaking a Production Red, or at the least shouldn't be referred to as "heritage." True heritage RIRs are nearly extinct.
     
  6. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hope you find him a good home.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  8. Jonitagg3

    Jonitagg3 New Egg

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  9. Jonitagg3

    Jonitagg3 New Egg

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    Hi there! I was told yesterday from a reputable breeder because of his deep red color? I truly wouldn't know? I bought him as a pullet.
     
  10. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Sorry, that's not the case. Color is just one facet of a true RIR, and his is not even close to correct. Many places - even those who most would call reputable - do indeed refer to Production Reds as RIRs, but it's not correct and adding heritage to the title may cause some confusion. Here are some photos of true Rhode Island Reds, to help illustrate the difference:

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    I wouldn't be so nitpicky except that you are trying to rehome him - best to have him correctly labeled.
     

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