RIR? Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by donna89, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. donna89

    donna89 New Egg

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    Newest member of my chicken clan which I think is a Rhode Island Red, purchased as a hen but I'm now starting to have my doubts. Hope you guys can help me clarify :)
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  2. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to be a pullet. Not an RIR, however, most likely some form of 'production red'.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    It isn't a rhode island red. More like some type of production red mix. It has black in its feathers at random locations and it doesn't have yellow legs. Do you know age? leaning much towards pullet
     
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  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    BTW welcome to BYC
     
  5. donna89

    donna89 New Egg

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    No I don't know the age, just picked it up from a poultry auction the other day. Was listed as a Rhode Island Red hen. I was wondering about the black feathers and wether it was a mix of some kind. If she turns out to be a hen and gives me a few eggs a week I'll be happy. My other 2 girls are happy to have a new friend :)
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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, you probably have a hen, though she's not a Rhode Island Red.
     
  7. ScarlettCherrie

    ScarlettCherrie New Egg

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    its a pullet, but not a RIR
     
  8. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems like a pullet to me, although it isn't an RIR. Probably some kind of Production Red mix.
     

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