Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire Red, Production Red, Or...?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cluck and cluck, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. cluck and cluck

    cluck and cluck New Egg

    Nov 18, 2012
    Hello! Glad to have just joined! We have a question regarding one of our chickens. When we first got her we thought she was a Rhode Island Red like our other hen. As she's matured she's gotten a little lighter and browner (less red) and has developed black flecked markings as well. I've heard that the red comb of New Hampshire Reds often droops down like hers does. We don't know if she is a variation of the Rhode Island Red or whether she is a New Hampshire Red, a Production Red or even a Red Sex Link? Maybe she's a mixed breed. What do you think? BTW her name is Estelle and her Rhode Island Red friend next to her is Roberta. Thanks for your help.


    Last edited: Nov 18, 2012
  2. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2011
    Milwaukie, Oregon
    Looks like a mix to me, definitely nothing purebred [​IMG]
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful mix! She looks like an awesome layer [​IMG]

    And [​IMG]!!!
  4. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2012
    i think a mix! very pretty too
  5. cluck and cluck

    cluck and cluck New Egg

    Nov 18, 2012
    Thank you everyone! She is a good layer as you suspected. Lots of beautiful large light to medium brown eggs!
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012

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