Rhode Island Red?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cadjien_De_Louisiane, May 12, 2011.

  1. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    I was told by Tractor Supply Co. when I bought these they where Rhode Island Red, didnt know if maybe production red? the are both just as dark as the darkest one they just look different in pic..
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  2. probably production reds. its kind of like the hatchery version of RIRs. but i could be wrong
     
  3. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is a PR... The second one... not sure,
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I picked up a couple that are slightly older twins to yours. Mine feathered in extremely dark. I was a bit surprised. So many hatchery RIR are so orange/rust in color. I have a feeling at least one of yours will be just as dark. Obviously, they aren't for show, so if they are healthy, well mannered and lay eggs, I'll be quite happy as will you, I assume.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    There Production Red Roosters.

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  6. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    Fred's Hens :

    I picked up a couple that are slightly older twins to yours. Mine feathered in extremely dark. I was a bit surprised. So many hatchery RIR are so orange/rust in color. I have a feeling at least one of yours will be just as dark. Obviously, they aren't for show, so if they are healthy, well mannered and lay eggs, I'll be quite happy as will you, I assume.

    yea of course I would like to know exactly what they are, but these are more for eggs and pets for my two year old daughter.. I handle them every day and let them eat out my hand for a little while.. they are sweat little birds.​
     

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