What is Ladybird?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DIMBY, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. DIMBY

    DIMBY Songster

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    Hello, I have a chicken, Ladybird's about 10-11 weeks old or so, she came with a group of New Hampshire Reds (they were all supposed to be NHRs); however, she is quite a bit smaller than the rest, and as you can hopefully see from the first set of pics, when compared with one of the larger NHRs, second picture, her comb and waddle are completely different. Any ideas of what she might be (p.s., she's decidedly smarter than any of my girls, she catches on to things much faster than the others).

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    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Looks like a Rhode Island Red to me [​IMG]
     
  3. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Songster

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    I say New Hampshire Red, none of my RIR are that light.
     
  4. lux_interior

    lux_interior Songster

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  5. Gonzo

    Gonzo Songster

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    Looks like Lois, our RIR![​IMG]
     
  6. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

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    Well the top picture are New Hampshire Reds. Nice ones. The bottom looks like a Rhode Island Red Cockerel.
    christina
     
  7. ve

    ve Songster

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    Ladybird is New Hampshire Red girl.Other one is New Hampshire Red boy
     
  8. DIMBY

    DIMBY Songster

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    well, I've been assured by my chicken mentors locally -- and others here at backyardchickens - that the bottom one is a girl, she is a NHR, she's about 16-18 weeks old, just about full-grown. I have a friend who has one NHR rooster a bit younger, maybe 14 weeks and he has ENORMOUS comb and waddle, plus that large rooster tail.
     
  9. Farm Frenzy

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    New Hampshire Red...Rhode Islands are a couple shades darker.
     

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