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rhode island red or new hampshire?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BlueMoon, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Songster

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    Curse these New England breeds!

    How do you tell the difference?
     

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    BlueMoon Songster

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    Ok, I read through it and there appears to be no obvious differences, although the RIR can have a rose comb and the NH cannot. Thanks, but I need more help!
     
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  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have hatchery NHs and RIRs, as well as three lovely dark breeder RIRs. The NHs are a more bright orangey red than the RIRs. Even my hatchery RIR is much more red than orange. It's very easy to tell my own NHs from any of the RIRs.
     
  5. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Songster

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    Thanks all - I believe these are RIR's then! Graphics always help
     

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