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How old do you think they are? (PICTS) RIR's

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Smittenroade, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Smittenroade

    Smittenroade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot to ask the chicken breeder. They are RIR's, and I think they are about 5 weeks old? Im not too sure...Help please? [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Feb 7, 2011
  2. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 weeks looks about right!
     
  3. AccioSarah

    AccioSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5-6 weeks looks about right to me... but they sure don't look like RIRs! At least my Rhodie didn't look like that at 5 weeks... I'm not very good at identifying breeds though... [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Feb 8, 2011
  4. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 6 chickies as five weeks old that look exactly like that!
     
  5. AlabamaChickenLady

    AlabamaChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, mine looked like that at 5-6 weeks too. But they don't look like RIR's.... maybe a cross of RIR with something else??

    The one with the red body feathers looks almost... but the white head and neck throws me off.
    The other one looks like it has some Barred Rock markings also.

    Will be interesting to see what they end up looking like.
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2011
  6. spiritdance

    spiritdance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto here. My RIRs didn't look anything like that as chicks.
     
  7. Smittenroade

    Smittenroade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ill throw a couple more pictures up soon. It might be that they look a little different because the light is right above them giving the picture a saturated look. The top of their heads aren't exactly as white as they look in the pictures. Im about 86% sure they are RIRs, but ya know, the guy I get them from is a bit shady.... lol [​IMG] They might be bald eagles for all I know? [​IMG]
     
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some that are around 4 weeks.[​IMG]
     
  9. AlabamaChickenLady

    AlabamaChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well this picture looks more like RIR's. Pretty birds. [​IMG]
     
  10. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was thinking 5-6 weeks old, or young, they're getting their full set of feathers, beautiful birds you have there![​IMG]
     

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