What breed is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlover478, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. chickenlover478

    chickenlover478 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello I purchased this hen from TSC but it did not say anything on the tag but it said staight run.Anyone know what that means?
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  2. chickenlover478

    chickenlover478 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you guys tell?She does not like her picture taken so its really hard to take one lol
     
  3. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Straight run means that no one has sexed these chickens which means that there is a 50/50 chance of getting a rooster or hen.
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is also a female, she looks kind of like a red sex link or a mix.
     
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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    She looks like what they sell as Production Reds, which are usually a mix of red colored brown egg layers.
     
  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, I was thinking possibly Production Reds though the coloring is a bit off. Hatcheries usually call them "Rhode Island Reds".
     
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The TSC around here will have both PRs and RIRs, I think that they sometimes are a mix of whatever actual red breeds the hatchery sells, and/or general red colored brown egg layer mixes. My one neighbor has gotten them before and they look like anything from RIR, NHR , and various sex links. I wonder if it is not TSC or hatchery trying to make things easier on themselves so they don't have to keep the various breeds separate, they just have red and black layers.... considering they don't do that well with keeping the leghorns and the cornish straight, it might be a good idea.
     
  8. chickenlover478

    chickenlover478 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got 15 production reds but she does not look like them.She has no red in her,She is blond.Also she lays a very light blond egg every day!Thank you guys for your help!
     
  9. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks kind of like a buff orpington/ rhode island red cross.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Is the bird buff colored in real life, like a buff orpington? On my computer the the pictures are showing up as a medium red colored bird with black in her tail.
     

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