Irridescent feathers on RIR Rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by possumblossum, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. possumblossum

    possumblossum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lady nearby just gave me a couple of RIR Roosters that she can't manage. I already have one young cockrel, but these look very different. They are a dark brick red and are heavy on dark irridescent feathers on their saddles, wings, and feathers. Are these a fault in RIR?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Haha no. [​IMG]

    Dark, irridescent feathers on an RIR is actually what is wanted - A plain ol red or orangey colored RIR is what is called a "Production Red" and actually the more faulty one.
     

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