what breed may this be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eeiko321, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    174
    1
    121
    Sep 1, 2008
    hi guys,
    this is my second post to the forum

    jamie is my name

    anyhow, im wondering what breed is this chicken
    im guessing its an Isa Brown...

    im not sure its age, but im guessing at least a year old
    its layed 3 eggs in the past 7 days

    any help would be much appreciated

    [​IMG]
     
  2. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,283
    16
    181
    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    Rhode Island Red
     
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

    944
    0
    159
    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    Ya maybe a rir, not really sure but she's very pretty!
     
  4. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,984
    124
    204
    Jul 19, 2008
    Missouri
    Production rhode island red. Isabrown would have white in the tail in place of the black. If the eggs are large and the legs are a pale yellow on the chicken she is over a year old

    Tim
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2008
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    8,792
    35
    308
    Jan 1, 2008
    WestCentralWisconsin
    [​IMG] [​IMG] nice chicken
     
  6. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    327
    0
    139
    Mar 14, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    Production rhode island red, but a very pretty one! boosting a wonderful motherly tempurment and an inate curiosty.
     
  7. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    174
    1
    121
    Sep 1, 2008
    hi guys

    thanks for the replies!!!
    [​IMG]
    lol beautiful and a REALLY BIG BULLY!!!!!
    this was my only hen for the 2 weeks ive owned her and since i introduced a new hen (i decided to give her company).
    it really is picking on the new one... the new one is very scared of it.


    my first guess was a Hyline or a Isa Brown... since ISA's are the most common here as commerical.

    but i introduced a new hen which is 100% ISA brown but slightly younger.

    this original hen in the picture im guessing is well over 1 year old.
    the new one is aprox 6 months old, the comb isnt very prominent yet

    HOWEVER, the younger isa brown seems to have Longer and larger feet than this one in the pic.
    hmmm
     
  8. MamaDragon

    MamaDragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    258
    2
    131
    Aug 4, 2008
    Camden, AR
    Looks like two of mine, which I am told are New Hampshire Reds.

    Kathy

    P.S. - What's the difference between a "Production rhode island red" and a regular RIR??
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Production red.

    Quote:The difference is that a production red is a cross with a RIR to make them more efficient layers. Pure RIRs are not too often seen. They are a MUCH darker red, and look pretty much black until you get them in the sun. Here are a few pics of some true RIRs, compare them with the bird above...

    Pics taken without flash:
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Pics taken with flash:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    174
    1
    121
    Sep 1, 2008
    yes your right
    must be a cross between something
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by