What breed is my hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MissChicken, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. MissChicken

    MissChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what breed she is? When she was young I thought RIR, but as she got older it was obvious that she wasn't.
    Sorry about the bad picture.
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By that picture, I'm guessing RSL. (red se link).[​IMG]
     
  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd have to say she's a red sex link.
     
  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See what color the tips of the feathers are. If they're white, its probably a Red Sex Link. If they're brown, its a RIR. Anyway that's what I've heard [​IMG]
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Rhode Island Red (Red Sexlinks are usually more orange-ish in color).
     
  6. MissChicken

    MissChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am positive that she is not a RIR. I had a RIR and she looked nothing like her. She has a pea-ish comb
     
  7. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:Well, RIR can have single combs too [​IMG] (I think RIR can only be single or rose comb, but I'm no expert)
    We will need a full body shot to be sure, but looks like maybe a hatchery RIR or RSL.
     
  8. MissChicken

    MissChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I wasn't very clear. The hen in the picture has a pea-ish comb. My RIR had a single comb.
     
  9. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is awfully solid red to be a sex link... looks RIR to me, but it is a limited pic...
     
  10. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is very red for a sex-link, but I have a sex-link that looks just like her, no white at all except for the base of the feathers.
     

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