RIR ????? hatched yesterday

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by magsrags, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    I hatched this lone RIR baby yesterday. It is so light colored, is this what they look like as chicks? Never had any so really don't know. I'd assumed they were born a bit darker in color and more red? What do ya think? [​IMG]


  2. farmgirl987

    farmgirl987 In the Brooder

    Dec 30, 2008
    i think there so cutie pies
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2008
  3. ella

    ella Songster

    That's a buff baby, not red. So no I don't think it's RIR. Cute though! [​IMG]
  4. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    Quote:thanks so much for your opinion. Seller also has golden comets.....I am leaning in that direction. Might have been a mix up, but if so worked out in my favor.:<)
  5. Old Rando

    Old Rando Songster

    Dec 5, 2008
    Southern Indiana
  6. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Here's one of my RIR babies, on the far right, for you to compare.
  7. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    Quote:i thought theyd be darker too! ive hatched 3 since yesterday and theyre all like that! ill post pics tomorrow so we can compare...im too tired now...beddie-bye-time

  8. aiwetir

    aiwetir Songster

    Oct 28, 2008
    portland, or
    both of these are a little low contrast, but you get the idea



    heh you can see the bo is already bigger
  9. moduckman

    moduckman Songster

    Jan 2, 2009
    Cairo, Missouri
    RIR's have a dark band down their back as chicks. No dark band, then they are not real RIR's.
  10. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    Quote:Thanks, mine isn't even close to that red . She is light buff colored. Guess I got me a Golden Comet hopefully!

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