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Rhode Island Reds or not?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nitrostreak, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. Nitrostreak

    Nitrostreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brother's friend says our Rhode Island Red chicks aren't Rhode Island Reds... Now, this is also the boy who sold us two male Easter Eggers as female Amaraucanas, so I'm going to ask the board.
    Boy says they're "Red Feathered Sussex," or something like that. Help?

    The chicks are about 6 weeks old.

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    Anyone care to help clear this up? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like reds to me
     
  3. samjoh95

    samjoh95 Out Of The Brooder

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    They look like rhode island reds or black tailed buff marans to me. I have one red and two marans and I thought my marans were reds until recently. It's so hard to tell until they are a little bit older! [​IMG]
     
  4. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like mine [​IMG]
     
  5. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like my RIR's!! [​IMG]
     
  6. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIRs or maybe production reds, mixed 'red' chickens that are bred for laying and are often sex-linked. you've got a couple boys there, i believe [​IMG]
     
  7. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1st & 3rd pic
     
  8. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Quote:what is a black tailed buff marans?sounds interesting.

    those chicks look like your hatchery type rhode island reds.
     
  9. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR look just like that well they did
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:That what you said here and the look of them makes me think that they are a Rhode Island Red /Sussex cross.
    There not "pure" Rhode Island Reds.

    Chris
     

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