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Rhode island reds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by athgus2802, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. athgus2802

    athgus2802 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi am new to the Rhode island red breed.
    Birds are10-14wks there are no obvious combs as yet but the tail feathers on one are high is this normal for this breed or do i have a emerging roo? Thanks[​IMG]
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Sorry to say but those are not Rhode Island Reds. They are probably Production reds. None of them look like obvious cockerels to me though.
     
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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    X2
     
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  4. athgus2802

    athgus2802 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for response.Well whatever they are i hope they arnt to broody. Dont wanna mess with another broody girl, lol..
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    me too
     
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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; you have Production Red pullets. You should get lots of large brown eggs from those girls. :eek:)
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Production Red
     
  9. athgus2802

    athgus2802 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for replies everyone have since done a bit of reading on the Production Reds. Am happy with any chicken really. Just didn't want another broody girl! Have x1 Brahma that goes broody at a drop of a hat and a bit scary! Always feel a tad guilty that she doesn't have fertile eggs.
     
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  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
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