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"Rhode Island Reds" with barred feathers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tinah, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. tinah

    tinah In the Brooder

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    So my chicks are about two weeks old, and the ones sold to me as rhode island reds have barred feathers coming in. Is this a normal juvenile chicken thing, or do I have yet another chicken sold to me under an entirely different name? :)
     

  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    We really need pictures, sorry.
     
  3. tinah

    tinah In the Brooder

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    here's a pic of each of the chick's wings. one is slightly lighter, but other than that they look the same.

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  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    Normal. Hatchery RIR.
     
  5. shamrockmommy

    shamrockmommy Chirping

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    My two look exactlylike that. From Southern States who said they get their chicks from Mt. Healthy.
     
  6. Chickenclucker

    Chickenclucker Chirping

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    Thats what my RIR looks like..got em from the local feed store.
     
  7. Deerling

    Deerling Songster

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    Mine look like that too - McMurray Hatchery.
     

  8. matt1898

    matt1898 Chirping

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    Mine too. Same age from TS.
     
  9. They sure look like Rhode Island Reds to me.
     
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2013
  10. tinah

    tinah In the Brooder

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    So will these feathers fall out and dark red ones come in?
     

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