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wellsummer vs rhode island red rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LinaNate, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. LinaNate

    LinaNate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can one differentiate between a wellsummer rooster and a rhode island red rooster? I'm searching online and they seem too similar for me to differentiate. Are their any stark difference you could point out?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    A Rhode Island Red rooster is a solid red/mahogany color. A Wellie has a black breast and colored wings.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. LinaNate

    LinaNate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wasn't sold RIR rooster then :(
    I was sold this guy as a RIR...
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    And this one...

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    I figured this guy was a Wellsummer because the other two had the black undersides...

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    So by what you are saying #1 & #2 pics are Wellsummer and #3 pic is a RIR?
     
  5. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first two look like Welsummers or mixed breeds. The last one is a mix that probably has Brahma or Easter Egger blood.
     
  6. donrae

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    Nope, no RIR there, sorry. They all look like mixed breed birds from what I can tell.
     

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