TSC sold me different Breeds????? FYI cuteness overload

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Gatordog, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Gatordog

    Gatordog Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought what I thought were 8 RIR's pullets from Tractor Supply, but It looks like 2 are the same and 6 are the same. It looks like the darker ones (the 2) are the RIR's, but what are the other 6. This picture is about a week old and the difference in looks is even greater. The lighter ones have white wing feathers.







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  2. MimiB

    MimiB Out Of The Brooder

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    The lighter ones look like my Buff Orpingtons did when I first got them.
    Here is a picture of my girls with a (I think, not 100% sure) leghorn pullet. We got ours on March 11th so they are about 1 month and 11 days old.
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  3. Gatordog

    Gatordog Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats is what I was thinking, just was not sure. BO are good to. The BO's seem to be growing faster then the Reds, but the Reds are more outgoing.
     
  4. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orpington's wing feathers did not come in white.
     
  5. Gatordog

    Gatordog Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, so what are they??
     
  6. chattycathy44

    chattycathy44 New Egg

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    they look like my red sex link that i just bought from tsc
     
  7. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If their feathers are coming in white then they are red sex links, also known as red stars. They will eventually get red in their feathers and be mostly red fading to white from front to back.
     
  8. Leslieb118

    Leslieb118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're probably the red sex links. This is what mine look like right now..age 6-7 weeks.

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  9. sbucciarel

    sbucciarel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep ... I bought some of those too. It just said Red in TSC and they are Red Sex Links. Look like the ones I bought. Being new, I thought Red would be RIR, but now that I see their feathering, they're definitely Red Sex Links.
     
  10. Gatordog

    Gatordog Out Of The Brooder

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    Are Red sex links a good egg producer? And what type of egg? How big do they get?
     

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