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RIR & NHR 5 month olds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clfromok, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. clfromok

    clfromok Chirping

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    I mixed them up! Help!
    I think the Rhode island red pullets are supposed to be darker than the New Hampshires but having a hard time figuring it out.
    Also Im positive the biggest cockrel (the only one that's 8 month old) is a NHR but not sure about the smaller one. RIR? Im kinda thinking there might be 3 cockrels-?
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Yes, your New Hampshire Reds are the lighter ones. I see two roosters; both look like Rhode Island Reds to me, but I would be able to tell better if you took individual photos of each rooster.
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Two roosters is the most I see in one picture. The NHR should be lighter, but with hatchery birds, the NHR and RIR often look a lot alike if not pretty much identical, so you may not really be able to tell them all apart for sure.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing 7 Years

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  5. clfromok

    clfromok Chirping

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    The first two pics are (supposed to be) the 8mo.old New Hampshire Red. I didn't get them from hatchery or from the same person.
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  6. clfromok

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    Anyone?
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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