What are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bubra007, May 17, 2009.

  1. bubra007

    bubra007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all pullets (I was told) but am new to the chicken world and am not sure on the breed. Can you help? They are a really pretty reddish brown color with black tips on the tail feathers. Yellow beaks and legs.

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  2. turducken

    turducken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look alot like production reds
     
  3. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    agreed
     
  4. bubra007

    bubra007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Is that a term for any generic red chicken (like mutt)? Or is that really a specific breed?
     
  5. turducken

    turducken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Production Reds are a cross between New Hampshire Red and Rhode Island Red chickens. Their a good dual purpose breed. Ive been happy with ours I think you will too. Good Luck.[​IMG]
     
  6. jelmer

    jelmer Out Of The Brooder

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    they look like red shavers
     
  7. lovin'mychicks

    lovin'mychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Body type wise, they look just like my New Hampshire Reds, but they are darker, red-er than my girls. But, their feet and bodies look just the same.

    I bet the other are right, RIR and NHR, Production crosses!

    I love my NH Reds!!
     
  8. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatcheries call them Rhode Island reds, and they're great layers. They're not the same as RIR's from breeders, as they've been crossed with NHR somewhere in there to up production.
     
  9. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, looks like a New Hampshire to me. [​IMG]
     
  10. lux_interior

    lux_interior Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they look like my rhode island reds! [​IMG]
     

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