Is this normal for a Rhode Island Red / "Hatchery Red"?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TampaBK, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. TampaBK

    TampaBK Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 3 reds "advertised as RIR" from a local lady trying to get rid of some of her straight run. I noticed that 1 of the chicks has a fully brown head (Chick on the far left in bottom picture) and blue eyes? Is that normal or acceptable for a supposed Rhode Island Red (even though we know it is just a production red). Or is it something else like an RSL?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Normal.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  4. TampaBK

    TampaBK Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, cool thank you. Out of the three reds I chose, that is the one which I am confident is a pullet, so glad to hear she may actually be within the correct breed.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's normal for a Production Red.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    They all look like normal production red red chicks. :)
     

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