Rhode island red? production red or new hampshire red??? which one i have been trying to figre this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amillecay, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. amillecay

    amillecay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2011
    What would you say this is? I don't know it's so confusing!
    This is the same chicken on the right when it was little it's a pullet i just don't know! Two different ones to choose from and they both look so much alike so whats the final thing New hampshire or Production red?!
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2012
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Does not have the deep, rich color of a true RIR. Hatchery stock? Barnyard bred bird? It is likely a production red. These can be excellent laying hens. Looks for all the world like a pullet to me.
  3. amillecay

    amillecay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2011
    Yeah she hasn't started laying yet but i think she is a pullet thats what I meant :) anyway thanks just wanted to know
  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks like a production red or other words..a red sex link. very good layers. i heard there pretty nice to. Cute girl u have there
  5. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    Definitely a pullet. Definitely not a RIR. Like what others have already mentioned...red sex linked like a red star, or just some mutt. Will probably be an excellent layer nonetheless.
  6. amillecay

    amillecay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2011
    Awesome thanks!
  7. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    lexington, KY
    most sex links don't have the black neck feathers this one does. Looks like some version of a new hampshire possibly. pretty
  8. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think it depends on the cross. i had a red sex link with black feaathers. but u could be right, its probly a new hamp
  9. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    I thought production reds were a different breed all together than sex links?
  10. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    Nope, same thing [​IMG]

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