RIR or Red Star?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeadHen, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered all pullets from MM (I am sure some roo's will have snuck in too) and I'm having a terrible time telling which ones are the 5 RIR and which are the 9 Red Star. No exact numbers of easily identifiable matches. I've got 4? that are a much browner red and the rest are all kinda the same yellowish red.
    Any hints for characteristics on new chicks that might help?
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2008
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My red starts males feathered out white and then developed red and brown splotchy feathers down the saddle.
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    RIRs are very dark! [​IMG] Mahogeny colored
     

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