RIR or ???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Miz Mary, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I inherited these 6 hens .... told me they were Rhode Island Reds ...Im not convinced !!! You ?

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  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    No, these are not RIR. They are a blend of a red chicken. Perhaps RSL or production red mix of some kind.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    This bird is one I own. Her legs are a gorgeous yellow. Sadly, my camera is a cheapo and didn't render that correctly. Even she is merely a hatchery grade RIR.
    I will post a photo of true RIR, but if you search here on BYC for the Heritage Rhode Island Red thread, started by Robert Blosi, you will see RIR that will knock your socks off. Deep mahogany color.


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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    red sex link (looks like what people/hatchries call golden coments)
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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