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Rhode Island Red Chicks

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Rhode Island Red Chickens

The Rhode Island Red Chicken Breed boasts the title of America's most well known and popular chicken, though for many years the chicken breed was facing a critical decline in its breeding population. Thanks to many hobby hatcheries and backyard farmers the Rhode Island Red is now popular chickens among small farms and backyards today. Rhode Island Red Chicks grow to be one of the most productive and useful dual purpose breeds across the country and world today. They have prolific egg production, and they will dress nicely as a table bird.

The Rhode Island Red is also one of the most hardy of all dual purpose breeds, and they will thrive in almost any environment they could face in the United States. They have amenable dispositions and are a favorite among 4-H clubs and state fair competitions around the country. Their active disposition, hardy nature, and superb foraging ability helps them thrive in a free range environment as well.

Though the breed has become smaller over the last 60 years, they females still weigh over 6 pounds while the males over 8 pounds. The Rhode Island Red Hens are excellent winter egg layers due to their heavier size and hardiness, and they will generally lay between 200-300 per year - perhaps the best dual purpose egg layer in production today. The hens can become broody, though not as frequently as some other breeds like the Buff Orpington. Roosters can become aggressive, and it is generally best not to have more than one rooster for every 8 - 10 hens.
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Rhode Island Red Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 8 pounds ; Female: 5.5-6.5 pounds
  • Color - Black and Dark Red (may have some white tipped feathers prior to full maturity is reached), Yellow Skin, Red or Rose colored Crests
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production
  • Egg Color - Brown
  • Egg Production - Prolific: 200 - 280 eggs per year (varies depending on conditions)
  • Country of Origin -United States (Rhode Island)
  • Broodiness - Sometimes Broody
  • Comb - Single

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Reviewer: hj TOPAI from SILT, CO United States  
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15 chick order April 15, 2015
Reviewer: Rawlin Johnson from Lafayette, LA United States  
They sent 16 chicks incase something happened and all chicks where alive and we didn't lose any. They are doing great.

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Fantastic Birds!! April 14, 2015
Reviewer: Matthew from Auburn, MI United States  
All birds arrived quickly and healthy. They even seemed to enjoy being handled as they were placed in their new home!

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Arrived healthy and hearty. April 9, 2015
Reviewer: CLARENCE ELSTAD from MUKILTEO, WA United States  
Cute little buggers.
Will use your service in the future.

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Pullet order and service March 27, 2015
Reviewer: Daniel Leonard from Oxford, AL United States  
As promised all healthy Well done!

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