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is this? a RIR chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carousel, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. carousel

    carousel Songster 10 Years

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    I have a 2 week old Chick
    I thought at first it was one of my RIR
    but it has developed at such a different rate than my other 3 RIR
    this chick is 2 weeks old TODAY
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    this is one of my RIR
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    The first chick is also about 2/3 the size of my RIR chicks.
    they are all the same age
    thanks!
    CS
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    It looks like a RIR chick to me.
     
  3. amanda_dedi

    amanda_dedi In the Brooder

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    Quote:I agree. It sure looks like a Rhode island red. One of my favorite breeds!
     
  4. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
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    Yeah. That's a RIR.
     
  5. carousel

    carousel Songster 10 Years

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    any reason why it is so much smaller and getting feathers as such a slower rate?

    the top 3 pick are the same chick
    the bottom chick is different one.
    both taken today, and same age.
    thanks
    CS
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Some are just runty. I had a RIR pullet like that. Now, at over two years old, she's still slightly smaller than her two sisters, but a plucky, tough girl.
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yep, looks like a RIR. Sometimes there are just runts. Not to worry.
     
  8. carousel

    carousel Songster 10 Years

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    excellent, THANK YOU
    CS
     

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