WHAT KIND OF DANG CHICKENS ARE THESE ? (pic inside)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by _MACE_, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. _MACE_

    _MACE_ New Egg

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    hi guys. first time chicken owner here. i have a black jap bantam and then i just aquired these red chickens.
    anybody know what kind of chicken breed they are? and also will they lay decent eggs?
    thankz
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  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think thoseare production reds and if they're not too old they should be good layers of brown eggs.
     
  3. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

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  4. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
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    yep mine lay an egg just about everyday even during the winter..
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    production rhode island reds. they are great! you'll enjoy em!
     
  6. _MACE_

    _MACE_ New Egg

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    thankz for the replies. forgive my ignorance. i bought the black bantam and my father inlaw laughed at me and said that the dang chicken would lay the smallest egg ive ever seen.
    so i got these. the owner said they are about1.5 yrs old. how much longer will the hens be productive? and also, is the commercial red a blend of rhode island red and others?
    thkx
     
  7. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    I love my Production Reds! The roo get big big big and they're friendly too!!

    Laurie
     
  8. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that age they're probably getting ready to go into molt so eggs will probably be in short supply for awhile. They lay fewer eggs after the molt, but I still get 4 or so a week from my two year olds and they are huge--not double yolkers, that's more of a pullet thing, bet jumbo size.
     
  9. wyandotte freak

    wyandotte freak Out Of The Brooder

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    How do ya differentiate between rhode islands, new hampshire's, and production reds?
     
  10. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    Quote:X2! Great layers.
     

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