What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JMoore4501, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. JMoore4501

    JMoore4501 Just Hatched

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    My husband and I bought 6 chicks from Tractor Supply and we're told they were all pullets.
    This being out first set we really didn't know how important knowing the breed is. We have six of these ladies and I've been told that they were New Hamspire Reds by one person at tractor supply, and another told me they only sell EE, and I know that they are definitely not EE. I asked on one picture and was told a production red, so I wanted to get a few pictures up to get a solid breed answer if that's possible.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    To me the black in their tails says that they may be hatchery quality New Hampshires; however, the possibility still remains that they may be Production Reds.
     
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  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say they are hatchery quality New Hampshire Reds. Production reds are a bit darker due to the RIR blood in them.
     
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Some sort of RIR cross, or an RIR related breed
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Sourland
     

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