Rhode Island Reds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OrangeJuice, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. OrangeJuice

    OrangeJuice Out Of The Brooder

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    These are three days old and hatched from pale brown eggs. I am guessing they are rhode island reds but what do you all think?
    If they are to young to tell what else could they be besides rhode island reds?

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  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    From where did they come?

    Yes, they look to be Rhode Island Reds, but time will tell.
     
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  3. 20736

    20736 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where did u get the eggs?
     
  4. OrangeJuice

    OrangeJuice Out Of The Brooder

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    The eggs came from a random person at the feed store. The person gave the eggs to my friend who then gave them to me. So no way to call up the person and ask what kind of chicken laid them since i do not know the person.
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Well, it will be interesting to see how they grow. Yes, I'd say RIR, being that they are dark, if they are as dark as the photo shows. The various crosses and hybrids are often more golden and some striping. The little touch of horn color on their beaks is a good sign. Enjoy them. You may have gotten a real, honest to goodness find there. Happy Thanksgiving.
     
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  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they look like RIR could also be new hampshire as well
     
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  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Look awful dark to my eye. But again, just the camera shot maybe. Time will tell.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Look like RIR. But a lot of chicks look like that when there that young!
    Nice chicks by the way!
     
  9. OrangeJuice

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    Here they are at almost 3 weeks old.
    Some of them have white down on their wings.
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