Rhode Island White hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aquella, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. Aquella

    Aquella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings!

    Among my chicks ordered this summer were supposed to be two Light Sussex. When they arrived they looked the same. Two little yellow fuzz butts. As they've matured however, it has become clear that one is not a Light Sussex. I'm leaning toward Rhode Island White. She's about 3 months in this picture. Thoughts?

    Thanks!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    where did the bird come from?
     
  3. Aquella

    Aquella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're from Sand Hill Preservation Center. Also, I guess I didn't notice when they were chicks the different leg colors.
     
  4. Aquella

    Aquella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bump.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Could be a White Rock or a Cornish Cross.
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    What kind of comb does she have? Do Sandhill's RIWs have rose combs?
     
  7. Aquella

    Aquella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote: As far as I can see, Sand Hill doesn't sell White Rocks or Cornish anythings.

    Quote: She has a rose comb, as do Sand Hills RIWs.
     
  8. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I thought it looked like a rose comb, but I couldn't be sure because I was looking at the pic on my phone. I thought Sandhill did have rose combed ones, like they SHOULD have (unlike the hatcheries). I couldn't remember at the time.

    I would say she is a RIW. Looks like a hefty pullet too.
     
  9. Aquella

    Aquella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be thrilled if she is! I actually tried to order RIWs last year but got my order in too late. :( And she's a hen, which is also a bonus! Guess I'll go with that unless someone tells me otherwise.
    Thanks!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    If she has a rose comb, then she is probably a RIW.
     

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