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Red chick with barring on wings?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DCS, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. DCS

    DCS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    Any ideas on what this guy is? Started out all red and white, and at about 2 weeks old, has this distinctive pattern to the wings. They came from a tub at TSC marked "mixed reds." I'm sure it's obvious to those who have had this kind before, but I haven't. (They were in with some red sex-links, which is what I really wanted, so these were an add-on to make 6.)

    Thanks!

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  2. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no expert (heck, I'm barely a beginner) but it sort of looks like my RIR chicks. Here they are at 2 weeks:
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    Here they are a few days ago:
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    Bil
     
  3. DCS

    DCS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm... There were some very dark red chicks in the mix - I presumed those were the RIRs, as the ones I picked were a much lighter shade.

    It was pretty clear that there were several different varieties in there, including what I thought were RIRs, the red-sex links, and the chick pictured here. I was _hoping_ it was a NH, but maybe not...

    Thanks for the chick pics!
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    It's a rhode island red. Production RIRs can come in many shades of red (as chicks and adults).
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    RIR. All have white, red and black bars as chicks.
     

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