Rhode Island Red Thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by billyb, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    There is a heritage rhode island red thread on this site.

    They act like totally different breeds. Interesting really. The heritage are much slower to come into lay and also a much darker red.

    Check out the thread that is dedicated to them, and read through it. Several of the people on that thread also breed.
     
  2. RedNewcomer

    RedNewcomer Out Of The Brooder

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  3. melroseladi

    melroseladi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Breeders have/will be setting up their breeding pens soon and the wait list for HRIR fill up quickly. Here is a picture of my HRIR from last spring at 3 mnths.

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  4. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

  5. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Those are good dark Heritage RIR! Lovely color!
     
  6. angelgirlmk2001

    angelgirlmk2001 New Egg

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    My 10 week old rir. Is he roo or pullet? Thanks
     
  7. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    That is not an rir. It look like a poorly laced gold laced Wyandotte. And it looks to be a cockerel
     
  8. angelgirlmk2001

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    Thanks, new to chickens and was told this was a rir.
     
  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    . No problem. For further for future reference Rhode Island reds are all red.
     
  10. akhadley

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    About how tall and big does the average RIR get? I have two and we are trying to revamp an old chicken tractor that does not have any roosting/laying areas. I want to be sure I don't make their areas too small.
     

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