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Is this a Red Star Sex Link or a Rhode Island Red? She's 3 months old.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nebraska heidi, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. Red Star Sex Link

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  2. Rhode Island Red

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    66.7%
  1. nebraska heidi

    nebraska heidi Just Hatched

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    She's a Production Red (hatchery "red" bird).
     
  3. :welcome I agree with Wyandttes7. She looks like a Production Red.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree on the above. The hatchery red sex links usually have white tips and tails. Her color and build aren't right for a Rhode Island red. She's what we call a production red, or cherry egger, which is a bird based on a Rhode Island red or New Hampshire, but with other breeds along the way to boost production.
     
  5. nebraska heidi

    nebraska heidi Just Hatched

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    Thanks, everyone. This was really helpful.
     
  6. hammytammy

    hammytammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, i think it might be rir or nhr[​IMG]
    her legs are yellow and she seems young, so not all filled out yet.
    and i think i see a little black, like a hatchery rir
    or better yet, a new hampshire red?
    how about a couple more pics?[​IMG]
    from what i can see, her face is red. cant go wrong either way![​IMG]
    i enjoy guessing. is the other a black star?
    can anyone who is more educated or knowledgeable about this,[​IMG]
    remark on my so called"clues"?
    tammy
     
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  7. I have three Rhode Island Reds and at that age they had darker red feathers and looked different so I'm still thinking she's a Production Red.
     
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    Here are my 3 RIRs (and a White Rock) at 2 1/2 months.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    She's not a dark enough mahogany to be a pure RIR and she's too dark to be a NHR. She's a Production Red.
     

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