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I'm sure I don't what to hear the answer to this but... (PR or RB?)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mikey D, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Mikey D

    Mikey D Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2011
    Apache Junction AZ
    Production red pullet (I hope, I hope, I hope!)

    or Red Broiler.

    I'm almost 8 weeks into my first chicken adventure & got 10 peepers - I split an order form Ideal with TracyDr and we were supposed to have 2 PR's and 2 RB's.

    (and 2 Barred Rocks, 2 Australorps & 2 Cornish Crosses)

    This is One Dot and she (I hope, I hope, I hope!) is the friendliest, most cuddly bird of the batch!

    [​IMG]

    There is a definite roo in the batch and I'm really hoping One Dot is a well developed Production Red Pullet.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    thus far she looks like a pullet to me
     
  3. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    She looks a lot like my Rosemary, a New Hampshire Red - and Rosemary is the friendliest and nosiest hen in my flock.
     
  4. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  5. polishchickens111

    polishchickens111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She looks just like my (hatchery-quality) New Hampshire Red, too!

    ETA she does look pullety...
     
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  6. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    congratulations it's girl! [​IMG]
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not as convinced it's a girl. There are a couple tail feathers that are starting to arch downward and I can't see the legs.
     
  8. Mikey D

    Mikey D Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2011
    Apache Junction AZ
    Quote:Thank you hdowden, CarolJ, HEChicken, polishchickens111 and hcppam - you're tell'n me just what I want to hear! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    BTW - is a New Hampshire red AKA a Production Red? (or close enough as to make no never-mind?)

    nurse_turtle - I'm trying to get a good pict of legs. Each time I pick her (I hope) up she (I hope) squats down and sets on my arm - cannot see feet. By the time I got her (I hope) on a table the silly batteries were dead and the Control Tower (read: Beloved wife) did not follow protocol and put the spares in the charger...[​IMG]

    I'm going to weld up a couple of brackets for a roost in the coop - I'll get some fancy leg shots in an hour or so. Then we can confirm!

    Thanks again!
     
  9. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Looks girly to me.. If it turns out that its' a boy, don't tell him that we said he looked girly. [​IMG]
     
  10. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    A hatchery red bird, for sure. Does have that hatchery NH look. The production red is just a colloquial name for a red bird bred to lay well. It isn't a breed anyhow.
     

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