Pure RIR Pictures please

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Omran, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Hi, I am just wondering if my RIR are pure breed or not, would you please post some pictures.

    Thanks
    Omran

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  2. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    looks like it, but do you have a closer picture of one
     
  3. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    auctually probably pure, but pet quality, im not for sure though i need a better pic
     
  4. Chef

    Chef Chicken Connoisseur

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    Look like hatchery RIR's to me. Heritage rir's are alot darker red from what I've seen. Look like happy birds anyway.

    Chef
     
  5. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, the Rhode Island Red is more of a plum color. From a distance they look almost black.
     
  6. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    yeah, the one behind the BR looks loke one, but the others have the NH red color
     
  7. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like all of the RIR's I have ever seen, except for my uncle's. He claims his are RIR's. The body on his look like a RIR, but they are darker. I think his are probaly some kind of sex link.
     
  8. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like production RIR (hatchery birds). I have a small flock of the production RIR from Ideal Poultry and they are not as richly colored as the Heritage birds. Also, they have been bred strictly for egg production so you lose some of the RIR features of body type and color.
     
  9. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Your Uncle's are probably real RIR.
     
  10. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is one of my RIR's. Looks like the one my grandma raised 40 years ago. My uncle says his is "heritage". I dont know what that means, but his are brown. They dont look like RIR's to me. [​IMG]
     

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