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What color do RIR's feather with first?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hollyk, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. hollyk

    hollyk Songster

    Nov 21, 2008
    Canton, Texas
    My RIR's are 2 days old and their wing feathers have started coming in. They are black and gold. I saw the fella I bought these eggs from gather them from the breeding pen- only big red chickens. I set them that day. Is this normal?[​IMG]
  2. william9792

    william9792 Songster

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    yes , that is the way they look, can we see pic's?
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yep, black, red, white... red feathers won't come in till their teen feathers pop up.

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