What is this breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by swellhoneyfarm, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. swellhoneyfarm

    swellhoneyfarm Hatching

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    Any ideas on what our exotic chick is. We got "her" from McMurray Hatchery along with 52 Australorps. Any insight into what breed she is would be greatly appreciated. She is definitely very pretty!
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  2. GammaPoppyLilyFlutter

    GammaPoppyLilyFlutter Love Comes with Feathers

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    Looks like a Rhode Island Red.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I agree, a RIR pullet.
     
  4. ALRwild

    ALRwild Songster

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    Rir!!!!!!!
     
  5. ChickenGirl3

    ChickenGirl3 Songster

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    BEAUTIFUL BIRD! RIR FOR SURE! EXCELLENT COLOR! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] !
     
  6. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Songster

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  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

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  8. kerriliane

    kerriliane Songster

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    I do believe that's not a pullet but a cockeral... saddle? feathers give it away....
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    There are no pointy saddles on the bird-those are all rounded, plus a RIR cockerel has a much larger comb by that age. Some will fool you, but I've hatched quite a few RIRs here and I'm pretty sure that's a pullet.
     
  10. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    Yep, definitely a RIR pullet there. She may not be exotic, but at least she is a girl and not a boy! I'd take a plain girl instead of an exotic boy any day......
     

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