RIR? and hen or roo...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meaghan76, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. meaghan76

    meaghan76 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told the 3 babies are RIR, I'm not sure. They are 12 weeks old. The bigger one I believe is a RIR and I'm guessing about a month older then my babies, I got her(?) from my sister. Any ideas on sex would be great also, I'm leaning toward pullet for all, but I know that's pretty hopeful! Thanks for all your help, I'm totally new to this chicken stuff!
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    and for good measure: this is Baldy, also from my sister, I believe she's a golden comet. Not sure about age, but she gives us an egg a day for the most part. She was plucked by my sister's dog, hence the shabbiness! She is the sweetest, follows us around like a dog.
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    Thanks again...
     
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  2. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    I'm going to say they are New Hampshire. They are a bit too light red to be RIR, well, good quality RIR.
     
  3. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second the New Hampshire. Close to a RIR but not the deep mahogany color of a RIR. The black hackles and saddle feathers are a giveaway too. [​IMG]
     
  4. meaghan76

    meaghan76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, that's what I was thinking. After looking at pics online, they look too light to be RIR. Miss Prissy (the bigger red) is darker than my babies. Any idea on sex?[​IMG]
     
  5. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Big one is a boy.I think he is EE - RIR mix because of Pea comb- RIR and New Hampshire are single combed.Others are girls-Production Red
     
  6. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first pic is some kind of production red cross roo. The pullets are production RIRs. They are lighter in color than the full blooded RIR. They are what you normally get from a hatchery or feed store. Great birds, expect a lot of nice eggs from them. (except from that roo!) [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The first is a cockerel. If he is not single combed (hard to tell from the pic) he's a cross of some sort. The rest are pullets and look like production reds.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The firs on is a cross bred cockerel the others are production red pullets..

    Chris
     
  10. DoubleTake

    DoubleTake Chillin' With My Peeps

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