TSC "Reds": what might they be?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Chilebound, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Chilebound

    Chilebound Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2010
    FIrst, I know, I know PHOTOS! will do. But I purchased six 'Reds' at TSC this spring. I have three hens left of these. I assumed that they were either RIR or NHReds, but the lady there said no- 'Reds'. they are all three lanky-ier than my hatchery birds, and tall three have slightly different markings colorings--one has a lot of black or very dark spots, another is very light red with no black.....I will work on photos, but thought someone might have a comment anyway
  2. GermanChick

    GermanChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2010
    NW Missouri
    What about Red Sex Links ??? There are all kinds of different ones .........
    And yes, Pictures might be helpful [​IMG]
  3. crystalchik

    crystalchik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2008
    Central Florida
    Haha thats funny! My guess is that they are probably RIR's, but yes, please post some pics!...a lot of the times people at TSC or any other feed store dont neccessarily know much about the chicken breeds that they get in.
    Example: there was a box of little black and white chicks, from experience I knew for a fact they were Silver Sebrights. They absolutely insisted that they were black sex links...that is until he looked through his papers and finally agreed they were indeed Silver Sebrights. [​IMG]

    edited for missing info
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2010
  4. E.G.Glayer

    E.G.Glayer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2009
    Blanchester OH
    My guess is either Rhode Island Reds or more likely Production Reds which are a cross between a Rhode Island and a New Hampshire. Either way your probably going to have some dandy layers.

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