New Hampshire Reds pls post pics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickens112, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small group of NHR. I was wondering if yall could post some pics of your NHR so that i could compare them to mine. I have one roo and four hens, but one hen looks a little darker. Also how do you tell the difference between a production red and a NHR. Thanks any input is welcomed.[​IMG]
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    These are Ideal hatchery stock:

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  3. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anyone else? Also is it ok for there to be black spots on the rooster's chest? Mine has those spots. I hope i can get some pictures of him on here soon. I have been really busy lately. thanks:)
     
  4. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
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    Mine are breeder quality, and i go by the standards. These are a good pic of what good birds will look like, the hens comb can be red-er she is young here. These are bantams, but the standards are the same except weight.
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  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Nice looking NHs! Mine have not enough black in the hackles, IMO, but then, I never expect anything great from Ideal, standard-wise.
     
  6. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brooster those are really nice! finally I see what they are supposed to look like!
     
  7. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Check this:

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGK/NH/BRKNH.html

    The pictures posted above look more like Production Red hen (top)
    New Hempshire Bantams showed above have similar plumage to Standard New Hampshires, but most bantams are not "exact" miniatures of large breeds, they have disproportionate large heads for their size, and their tails are too short and disproportionate comparing to Standards.
     
  8. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

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    Very nice brooster-you sell eggs?
     
  9. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Quote:As soon as i get enough from them to set i will he selling them, i have a thread under the BUY SELL TRADE section
     
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  10. brandywine

    brandywine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a NH Red pullet electioneering.

    This was about two months before they started to lay.

    McMurray hatchery bird. I have three. I do have more recent photos, but not on this hard drive.
     

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