What kind of Red?? (production,RIR?,etc) (pics)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oliviad51, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok...I've always called these Rhode Island Reds...but now Im starting to think they are production reds or something. I have each breed numbered so it will be easy to tell me. Thanks!

    Breed #1- [​IMG]

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    Breed #2- (she jumped on the grill! LOL) The feathers around her neck are dark brown..the feathers on her body are lighter. [​IMG]

    Breed #3- (**I know the rooster is a RIR...I want to know the breed of the hen to the very left. Sorry, I couldn't get a good pic. She is a little lighter than breed #1...kind of orange. [​IMG]


    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2010
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Production Red is what some people name any "Rhode Island Red" from a hatchery or hatchery stock, and what some people call Rhode Island Red mixes. . . So it all depends. [​IMG]

    They look to me like "Production Reds," though, but that's because I consider any RIR from a hatchery as such, as they're FAR from the breed standards and/or the original dual-purpose breed.
     
  3. mboreham1

    mboreham1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i believe the breed standard to be a darker red, more consistant color all over, less "light: patches in the feathers.
     
  4. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! :)
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Look like Production Reds to me.
     

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