We had a nice sunny day out so I took the chicks out for some fresh air. There almost 3 weeks old, and everyone is healthy so far. Brutus supervised and made sure non wandered off too far, I'm glad he loves watching them. One question I have is, the new feathers on the RIR are for the most part a deep auburn but some chicks are more of a light orangy red. Are RIR various shades of red? Does this mean there mixed or is this what happens when you get hatchery quality chicks? I love the colors in this pic! Where do you think your going? I love my chicks. Chick booty.