Holy Cow overrun

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jjparke, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. jjparke

    jjparke Songster

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    So I ordered 2 RIR roo's from a local hatchery here and went to pick them up today. When I got there they handed me a box and said "we gave you a couple extra." I thought OK I'll just raise them for some meat. When I got home to put them in the brooder I found 24 in the box. So my question is they are all supposed to be RIR's but a couple have black striped down their backs and look like EE's. Can RIR roo chics have black stripes like that?
     

  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You got a buy 2 get 22 free special???
     
  3. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Songster

    Nov 8, 2008
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    wow!!!!! got any pictures????
     
  4. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
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    LOL I think that's the funniest thing I've ever heard! I hope you have enough brooder space for 24 roosters...

    More than anything, though, I hope some of them are sexed wrong and you've got a couple of pullets in there.
     
  5. mahen8622

    mahen8622 Songster

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    i have a gooooregous RIR roo that was marked up like a quail almost he had lots of black markings on him and hes one of the prettiest roos ive seen... [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] maybe im sayin that bc hes mine and i love him either way hes a beauty lol
     
  6. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
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    When I ordered last year from Ideal, part of the order was 2 RIR and 2 EEs. Both EEs looked like chipmunks and so did one of the RIRs. I thought they might have made a mistake and gave me three EEs, but come to find out it was a RIR.
     
  7. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    Pictures of my RIR chicks. Girls

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  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    They're all RIRs.
     
  9. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Awesome deal...and very cute!
    ~Rebecca
     
  10. h_musick

    h_musick In the Brooder

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    aw... i know your question was answered already, but i just wanted to say that those are so cute! good luck!
     

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