Is She a Rhode Island Red?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kerrigirl, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Kerrigirl

    Kerrigirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I got her 6 weeks ago, and I had ordered a Rhode Island Red, I had my doubts from the beginning since she is a lot lighter than I anticipated, but now she has some black on her...I am VERY new to chickens, so I thought I would seek the advice of the more experienced. She is 6 1/2 weeks old. Any help would be great!
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  2. Hatch me if you can

    Hatch me if you can Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a little girl to me[​IMG]
     
  3. Kerrigirl

    Kerrigirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
    Do you know if the breed is right? Rhode Island Red?
     
  4. Hatch me if you can

    Hatch me if you can Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks right to me, that being said if you got it from a hatchery/feed store the chick would most likely be a "production rhode island red". not to worry it is still a rhode island red, it will just lay more eggs as the name implies.
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like she has some white feathers too which would lead me to say she is more likely a red sex link rather than a production red.
     
  6. Kerrigirl

    Kerrigirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I got her though My Pet Chicken, I thought she would be a deeper red if she were a Rhode Island, but I want her to lay a lot of eggs, so a production RI isn't so bad [​IMG]
     
  7. autumn11

    autumn11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks like a new hampshire red she looks like my chicken
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Yup, looks like it. [​IMG]
     
  9. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she looks more like New Hampshire.
     
  10. schamberfarms

    schamberfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    im almost certain its not a RIR i have 40 of them and not one is that lite in color not even my production reds . I would have to go with autumn 11 and be a new hampshire red.
     

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