1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

what kind of roosters are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by credmond, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. credmond

    credmond Out Of The Brooder

    15
    0
    22
    Aug 31, 2008
    Michigan
    my wife and i just got in some hens 4 weeks ago....first time with chickens for us......they sent four extra roosters to keep birds warm during shipment..........we have to get rid of them (no roosters in city limits).....a friend of mine is taking them.............is it too early to tell what breed these might be???.........the feathers are a reddish-brown....thanks!


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  2. peeps and quacks are me

    peeps and quacks are me Out Of The Brooder

    30
    0
    32
    Aug 20, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Looks like RIR to me.
     
  3. purplepoen

    purplepoen Chillin' With My Peeps

    115
    0
    119
    Jul 12, 2008
    Michigan
    If they have little black and tan tipped feathers then their RIR's.
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Production reds. Pure RIRs would be much darker.
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yep, hatchery RIR's, aka production reds.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by