RIR or NHR? Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lin20, Jun 20, 2015.

  1. Blackberry18

    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely. The black hackles usually appear on females (though I've seen it once on a male).
     
  2. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, and she is close to laying age :)
     
  3. Lin20

    Lin20 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry my screen didn't load properly I've just read everyone's comments. Thanks so much. That was informative. Im in Australia and I've not seen the name "Production Reds" being used.
     
  4. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One I say that because my chicks crwon is bigger then that..
     
  5. Lin20

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    Thanks Rhodebar Lover. Sorry I missed your comment. My ph is slow with loading up the comments.

    I'm glad she's a hen \o/. Here's a pic of how much she's loved. Plenty of cuddles from the kids lol [​IMG]
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. RSL X RSL doesn't produce Production Reds (or anything else); just barnyard mixes with red and white feathering. PR X PR will produce PR (red gene offspring).
     
  7. Lin20

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    Now that's interesting. What do you all think. She does have the black bit on her mane. She was bought as a chick under the breed of RIR. That's why its confusing.. plus the tail too. When I google chicken breeds sold in Australia, ProductionReds isn't listed.
     
  8. Lin20

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    Thanks for that. How interesting!
     
  9. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A www, it looks like she has a great home :)
     
  10. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My production red hen looks VERY similar.accept without the black on her mane.
     

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