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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenlover237, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. I want to know what to expect when I get my RIR's so... pics please! [​IMG]

  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    If you get them from a quality breeder you'll get a large, deep red, almost mahogany colored bird with yellow legs. If you buy from a hatchery, you might very well get a rusty-orange bird of slightly smaller size. Do you have an interest in either type?
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing





    This is my RIR Ruby. They need to be so dark that they are nearly black. No white in them what-so-ever [​IMG] feed stores/hatcheries do not have real RIR. They are more of a production type chicken. That's what I've been told.

    Where are you getting yours? A breeder or a hatchery?

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